He also welcomed the ambassadors from Rwanda, Australia, Equatorial Guinea, and Ireland.
Cuba maintains diplomatic relations with some 197 States, Orders and international organizations.
In addition, Cuba has about 130 diplomatic missions abroad, from where it serves dozens of countries by concurrence.
Cuba also has 142 consular offices in 123 nations, about twenty of which are consulates general. More than 100 countries are represented by embassies in Cuba.