India and Cuba Willing to Expand Bilateral Relations
Havana, August 7 (RHC)-- Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra and India’s Chancellor S.M. Krishna ratified in New Delhi the willingness of their governments to continue strengthening bilateral relations.
Foreign Minister Krishna welcomed the Cuban government official during a break at a first ministerial meeting held by India and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
Sierra and Krishna stressed historic relations between India and Cuba and the agreed to expand bilateral trade.
During the meeting, the Indian minister recalled his recent visit to the island and the trip by Fidel Castro to New Delhi in 1983 during a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement.
The talks were also attended by the foreign ministers of Chile, Alfredo Moreno, and Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.