Cuba and Turkey strengthen relations with the meeting in Ankara between Díaz-Canel and Erdogan

Turkey and Cuba strengthen their bilateral relations. The presidents of both countries, Recep Tayyip Erdogan y Miguel Diaz-Canel, they met this Wednesday in Ankara with the aim of jointly studying various “regional and global issues”, particularly in relation to Latin America and the Caribbean. The meeting coincides with the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

After the mandatory 21 cannon shots for the visits of the head of state and the national anthems, Erdogan and Díaz-Canel began a personal meeting, which was to be followed by another of their delegations to consider how to promote bilateral relations, the agency reported. Turkish official Anadolu news.

On the Turkish side were present the Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusogluthat of Energy, Fatih Donmezthat of Finance, Nureddin Nabatithat of Culture and Tourism, Mehmet Nuri Ersoyand that of Commerce, Mehmet Mus.

The Cuban delegation, the most important to travel abroad since the start of the pandemic, is made up of the deputy prime ministers Ricardo Cabrisas y Alexander Gil, as well as those responsible for Foreign Affairs, bruno rodriguez; of Foreign Trade, Rodrigo Malmierca; of Energy, Vincent de la O Levy; and Public Health, Jose Angel Portal.

Diaz-Canel is the first Cuban president to visit Turkey in almost three decades. The Cuban delegation is on an official tour in which it has already visited Algiers and Moscow, meeting here with the president of Russia Vladimir Putinand in which he will also travel to Beijing.

With EFE.