Havana, Cuba.- Cuban President Raul Castro received Igor Sechin, head of the Russian oil company Rosneft, at the headquarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, newspaper Juventud Rebelde today reports.

According to the media, the meeting took place on Saturday night and participated Mikhail L. Kamynin, Russian ambassador to Cuba, and Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, vice president of the Council of Ministers.

Prior to this activity, Sechin had held a working meeting with Cabrisas Ruiz, also head of Economy and Planning, on issues related to economic relations and cooperation between the two countries.