Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received on December 19, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, during his official visit to Cuba on the occasion of the 12th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission.
During the fraternal encounter the two leaders discussed the excellent state of bilateral relations between their two countries and the need to continue strengthening them, particularly in the sphere of economic trade. Similarly, they addressed issues related to the international agenda.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by Mikhail L. Kamynin, Russian ambassador to Cuba; Dmitry Shugaev, deputy director general of the state entity “Rostekh”; and other Russian government officials. Participating on the Cuban side were Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers; Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla; and Emilio Lozada García, Cuban ambassador to Russia.