The meeting closed the Cuban minister’s working visit to Honduras, where he signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote collaboration in sectors such as health care, medicines, education, transportation and sports, as stated on his Twitter account.
The agreement was penned on the Honduran side by Foreign Minister Eduardo Enrique Reina, who meant that it opens the possibility of going through new paths of cooperation in science and technology, literacy programs and scholarships, among others.
The foreign minister recognized that Cuba has much to teach in terms of health care and public education, social conquests and universally recognized achievements, for which he endorsed the importance of this valuable knowledge for his country, according to a press release published by Cuba’s Mincex.
Reina also expressed the Honduran Government’s solidarity with Cuba in the face of the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States, and reaffirmed the position of condemning any interference and intervention in the Cuban people’s self-determination and internal affairs.
Meanwhile, Malmierca noted that the memorandum “represents the rebirth and strengthening of the ties of brotherhood, solidarity and cooperation between Honduras and Cuba.