At the initiative of the Cuban side, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
In connection with the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the President of Cuba expressed feelings of support and solidarity, noted the decisive contribution of the USSR to the victory over Nazism and stressed that Cuba cherishes the memory of the heroism of the Soviet people. Both sides emphasized the importance of upholding the historical truth about the Great Patriotic War and its heroes, as well as the inadmissibility of attempts to rewrite history.
They will touch upon a number of topical aspects of Russian-Cuban cooperation in various fields, including further coordination on issues on the international agenda and interaction within the UN.
The Russian President shared his impressions of the results of the recent Russian-American summit in Geneva.
It was agreed to continue contacts.