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Ugandan vice president in Cuba

Esteban Lazo Hernández, vice president of the Council of State met Thursday with Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya, vice president of the Republic of Uganda during which issues of mutual interest were discussed in order to continue extending bilateral relations.

Dr. Balibaseka Bukenya expressed his satisfaction with the meeting during this, his first visit to Cuba, accompanied by Alintuma Nsambu, minister of information technology. He transmitted greetings to the Cuban people and President Fidel Castro in the name of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.

During the cordial exchange Lazo and Bukenya reaffirmed the historic friendship that links the two countries and discussed issues of common concern with respect to the international situation.Also discussed was the progress of cooperation between the two countries, especially within the health sector, all of which will strengthen connections between the two nations.

Source: By Lianet Arias Sosa, Granma Internacional

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