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Cuba to strengthen bilateral relations with Iran
Published on June 26, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

TEHERAN, Iran (ACN) -- Cuba's first deputy foreign minister Marcelino Medina met on Wednesday in Teheran with local government authorities as part of a working visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations with Iran, according to diplomatic sources.

A press release by the Cuban embassy in the capital Tehran, cited by PL news agency, said that Medina arrived on Tuesday in Iran and he met with deputy foreign minister Morteza Sarmadi on current bilateral relations.

The Cuban government official is also expected to pay a courtesy visit to Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and during that meeting he will ratify Cuba's willingness to strengthen the diplomatic and political exchanges between the two nations.

Medina will also meet with trade, mining and industry minister Valiollah Afkhami Rad during a session of the joint intergovernmental commission that will address bilateral economic and commercial links and ways to boost such exchanges.

According to the press release, the first deputy foreign minister will also visit places of historic and cultural interest in Tehran.
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