Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Raul Castro and Hu Jintao hold talks
The presidents of the People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao, and the Republic of Cuba, Raul Castro Ruz, held talks yesterday afternoon at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana.
The meeting reaffirmed the excellent state of relations between the two countries and the long and strong bonds of friendship which exist between the two Socialist countries, and the desire to strengthen those bonds even more in the future.
Also present during the talks were José R. Machado Ventura, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers; Carlos Lage Dávila, Vice President of the Coucil of Ministers; Felipe Pérez Roque, Foreign Minister of Cuba and Carlos Miguel Pereira, Cuba's Ambassador to China.