President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
Vladimir Putin warmly congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election to the post of First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, as well as on the birthday of the Cuban leader, conveyed his friendly greetings to Raul Castro.
They reaffirmed their mutual disposition to comprehensively strengthen the strategic partnership between Russia and Cuba. The importance of joint work on the implementation of agreed projects in trade, economic and other areas was emphasized.
They expressed their readiness to coordinate efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.
The leaders agreed to intensify the Russian-Cuban dialogue in various formats.