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Díaz-Canel arrives in Cuba after visiting Russia

Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel returned home on Friday from Algeria, after fulfilling a busy work agenda in Moscow at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

At the José Martí International Airport, in Havana, Díaz-Canel was welcomed by Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, and the secretary of Organization of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (PCC) Roberto Morales, the Presidency of Republic reported on its X account.

During a brief technical stopover at the Houari Boumediene International Airport, in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, the Cuban head of State held talks with Brahim Boughali, president of the National People’s Assembly of the African country, and Abdelhak Saihi, minister of Health and co-president of the Algeria-Cuba Intergovernmental Commission.

In Russia, Díaz-Canel participated in the commemorative activities on the 79th anniversary of the Victory against fascism, which culminated in the traditional military parade at Moscow’s Red Square.

The Cuban president was received in the Kremlin by his counterpart from the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, with whom he held official talks and reviewed the state of bilateral relations, which celebrated their 64th anniversary with the then Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on May 9.

At the meeting, Putin reiterated Russia’s unconditional support for Cuba, and condemned the United States blockade against the Caribbean island.

In Moscow, Díaz-Canel also met with other political figures from that nation and participated in the Supreme Council of the Eurasian Economic Union, an important integration bloc in which Cuba holds the status of an observer State.