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Cuban, Russian President meet in Moscow

07-12-2012 05:40 BJT

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Cuban President Raoul Castro has met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, at the start of a three-day visit to Russia.

The talks are aimed at boosting economic cooperation between the two countries. Raoul Castro was accompanied by senior Cuban officials, including Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, who held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday.

The 1959 Cuban Revolution cemented the relationship between the Caribbean island and Soviet-era Russia. Recent years have seen their relationship forge ahead with vigorous cooperation and investment in trade, energy and other sectors.

It’s Castro’s second visit to Russia, and follows recent visits to China and Vietnam.


Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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