In the context of his participation in the high-level segment of the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council, the diplomat reaffirmed to al-Maliki Cuba’s support for a fair and long-lasting solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, a position appreciated by his interlocutor.
During the meeting, Rodriguez advocated Palestine’s right to have an independent State under the pre-1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital.
The head of Cuban diplomacy also met here with Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Elnur Mammadov to exchange views about the level of bilateral ties and the traditional friendship between the two countries.
They also expressed interest in continuing to strengthen multilateral relations and coordination, especially within the Non-Aligned Movement and the Group of 77 plus China.
Rodriguez also met with Ambassador Majid Al-Suwaidi, director general of the 28th United Nations Conference on Climate Change, scheduled to be held at the end of the year in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
Speaking about the event and its main topic, Rodriguez underscored Cuba’s priority to fight climate change and its willingness to contribute to the success of the Conference.