On his Twitter account, the head of Cuban diplomacy commented on his meeting with Plasencia within the framework of the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly.
Rodriguez confirmed Cuba’s support for the dialogue promoted by Venezuela, which ‘demonstrates the government’s will to defend peace and sovereignty.’
The Cuban foreign minister also met with his Portuguese counterpart, Augusto Santos Silva, and both diplomats confirmed the positive state of bilateral relations.
‘We express a common interest in continuing to develop economic, commercial, financial and cooperative relations,’ Rodríguez tweeted.
Since Monday, the Cuban foreign minister has met with his counterparts from Syria, Faisal al-Mekdad; Vietnam, Bui Thanh Son; and Qatar, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani; as well as the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Naledi Pandor.
Rodriguez also met with the High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Miguel Angel Moratinos, and the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Winnie Byanyima.