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Cuba reiterates priority relations with the Eurasian Economic Union

Havana, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, reiterated that for Cuba it is of utmost importance to expand ties with all member nations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).

The president intervened virtually at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, and assured that Cuba, as an Observer State, will continue to be actively involved in events and events of the EEU to promote mutually beneficial collaboration within the Union.

He stressed Cuba’s intention to deepen collaboration in trade and investments, in the uncovered spaces of the Eurasian market, as an immediate step to deepen economic, commercial, financial and cooperation relations with the countries of the bloc.

The Cuban president stressed that Cuba sees the new supranational mechanism of financial assistance for industrial cooperation in the Union as a great opportunity for observer countries, which in our case should allow us to promote joint projects.

Díaz-Canel thanked the Russian Government for the invitation to participate in the event and recognized his counterpart Vladimir Putin for the effective management of the Russian Federation as head of the presidency of the EEU bodies.

The dignitary also ratified the shared will to achieve greater expansion of economic and commercial relations with the Russian Federation, especially in the agribusiness and biopharmaceutical sector.

He recalled that both parties agree that the development of cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union and Cuba is the key to the objective of creating new value chains and guaranteeing the transfer of technology as a turnaround towards different regions and markets.

He also pointed out that the Third Session of the Cuba-Eurasian Economic Commission Joint Commission, to be held on January 15-16, will be the appropriate scenario to turn into facts the shared interest in continuing and expanding the constructive dialogue for the implementation of joint projects.