“Our deep gratitude to the Algerian authorities for the invitation to the grand military parade on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Algeria’s independence, an expression of the indestructible ties of fraternity and solidarity between our two peoples,” the foreign Minister wrote on his Twitter account.
“We ratify our willingness to continue strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation between the two countries,” the Foreign Ministry added on its Twitter.
The head of Cuban diplomacy arrived in Algiers the day before as part of a tour for several African states, including Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya.
As part of his agenda here, he met with representatives of the Cuban Embassy and the Cuban Medical Brigade in Algeria, country where the international medical collaboration of Cuba began on May 23, 1963.
We recognized the self-sacrificing work of Cuban collaborators and their contribution to the health of the Algerian people, Rodriguez added, who highlighted the creative efforts of the people to overcome obstacles and the U.S. blockade.