In a meeting, both leaders agreed upon the willingness to continue promoting bilateral relations in different areas of common interest.
Japan and Cuba have always developed an exemplary relationship of mutual respect and transparency, praised the Cuban leader.
Díaz-Canel highlighted Japan´s economic and social programs with a broad impact on food production, agriculture, communal services, transportation, education, among others.
He also thanked the Japanese government for supporting Cuba at the UN against the economic, commercial and financial US blockade, and reaffirmed “our willingness, desire and our determination to continue strengthening, expanding and deepening political, economic and trade relations with Japan.
Toshimitsu, on the other hand, expressed his gratitude for Cuba´s welcoming reception, the friendly words of the Cuban head of state, and praised points in common that distinguish the ties between the two nations.
He appreciated the opportunity to exchange and share standpoints in a frank manner, at a time when both countries hold the presidency of important international organizations.