Both countries are united by solid and fraternal ties based on mutual respect and common interest, said Guelleh when he received at the Presidential Palace the credentials of the Ambassador of Havana in Djibouti, Marcelo Caballero.
The president thanked the Caribbean nation for its cooperation in various sectors, mainly in health and in the training of specialists.
A Cuban medical brigade of 80 members works in various hospitals in the country of the Horn of Africa.
I want to express the appreciation of the Djibutan people to Cuba and that the new ambassador can count on his support for the best performance of the work entrusted, said the head of state, who was accompanied by Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf.
Meanwhile, Caballero recognized Djibouti’s permanent support in the UN vote on the resolution against the blockade, which the United States has imposed on Cuba for more than 60 years.
He assured that he will make every effort to maintain the good state of bilateral relations, as well as to expand the different fields of collaboration.