HAVANA, Cuba. – Cuba has a very special place in the World Youth Movement, it is an example of resistance against the hegemony of the United States in difficult conditions of blockade, Sergey Reshchikov. Minister counselor of the Embassy of Russia in Havana, said.

In a meeting with the National Bureau of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) and delegates to the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students, the diplomat stressed that the island delegation was very well prepared and the young people were able to appreciate the new Russia that is true friend of the Cuban people.

The first Secretary of the UJC, Susely Morfa, thanked the Russian authorities for the support provided, which symbolizes loyalty, solidarity and brotherhood between both peoples.

Alejandro Behmaras, from Havana, said that Russia demonstrated the ability to agglutinate the best of the progressive youth of the world, amidst media campaigns.