On Thursday, Borisov met in Havana with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel to review the excellent state of bilateral relations, and the economic, commercial, financial and cooperation ties between the two countries, Granma newspaper reported.
In his remarks to the Russian newspaper, the Borisov pointed to the agreements on credit reached, which will open opportunities to increase the number of joint projects. He noted that the industry is one of the most actively developed cooperation sectors.
The co-president of the Russia-Cuba Intergovernmental Commission drew attention on the Ancla project to modernize the Cuban Steel Company, known as Antillana de Acero, within the framework of a state loan approved by the Russian Federation.
For his part, Serguei Nosov, director of the Department of Asia, Africa and Latin America at the Russian Ministry of Economic Development, referred to the supplies of means to Cuba to improve transportation systems.
For his part, Deputy Health Minister Oleg Salagay said that despite the Covid-19 pandemic, ties were expanded in prioritized areas such as biotechnology, medicines and the joint research on the treatment and prevention of Covid-19.