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Havana, Cuba.-Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Saturday with Riad al-Malki, foreign minister of the Palestinian National Authority, who is on an official visit to the island.
According to a report from the national television, during the fraternal meeting, both leaders reaffirmed their willingness to continue working on strengthening bilateral relations, and discussed other issues on the international agenda.
Lima, Peru.-The characteristics of democracy in Cuba, the country''s solidarity policy and the paradigmatic nature of its revolution were stressed on the final day of the symposium "Cuba in History," held in Peru.
They were the key aspects to discuss "Cubas Incidence in the Continental Scenario," and were analyzed by Nicaraguan Ambassador to Peru Marcela Perez Silva, Former Peruvian Ambassador to Cuba Victor Mayorga and the first secretary of the Embassy of Venezuela, Nicolas Picado, who was representing the Venezuelan Embassy. Basilio Gutierrez, an official from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba; Gustavo Espinoza, president of Solicuba group, the organizer of the symposium that opened on Thursday, February 4; and economist Rigoberto Hernandez Ferreyra, also attended the event. Ambassador Perez Silva expressed Nicaraguas gratitude and solidarity to the heroic, brave and honorable people of Cuba and its Revolution, which has managed to withstand more than 50 years of attacks, blockades, dirty wars and lies.
Paris, France.-Cuban President Raul Castro visit of State to France was highlighted during the last week news. Cuban President was welcomed on February 1st in an official ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
He held a meeting later with head of State Francois Hollande at the Palais de lâ Elysee. Following the meeting, various bilateral agreements were signed and a joint statement issued reiterating both presidents willingness to strengthen bilateral ties.