Havana, Cuba.- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez highlighted the importance for Havana of its relations with Latin American and Caribbean nations, with which it shares the common goal of defending peace and geographical coexistence.
In Twitter, he wrote Cuba has defended the proclaim of Latin America and the Caribbean as a zone of peace, calling the region an area of insertion and common destiny.
He further said the island consolidated its ‘multifaceted relations with all Latin America and the Caribbean’.
In another twit the Minister pointed out Europe represented in 2018 a third of the island’s trade turnover with the world. It was an important source of tourists and the most important in term of cooperation.
Rodriguez further wrote that ‘our relations have the potential to keep expanding in 2019’.
Previously, the Cuban FM highlighted the strengthening of bonds in 2018 with nations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania, based on respect and cooperation.
Rodriguez mentioned Cuba sent more doctors to countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East, and said that one of Havana’s goal in 2019 is geared to expand links with these two regions.