Honduran President characterizes his official visit to Cuba as historic
After arriving at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport where the distinguished visitor was welcomed by Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque, the Honduran Head of State stressed that his country's delegation will write a new page in the history of bilateral relations.
After being asked on the significance of the decision of the International Court at the Hague on the maritime differences with Nicaragua, the Honduran President said he was satisfied with President Daniel Ortega.
"We defined problems that dated back 100 years, this unifies us more, we will become stronger and can resolve our problems", he added.
Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque said upon the arrival of the Honduran Head of State, that this is a very important moment in history for both nations.
"We share common risks and challenges for our development", said the top Cuban diplomat.
According to the agenda, Zelaya is scheduled to meet with Cuba's First Vice President Raul Castro and participate in the signing of cooperation agreements. He is also scheduled to visit places of scientific and social places of interests.
Cuba and Honduras re-established diplomatic relations in 2002, but since 1998 after Hurricane Mitch, some 1 500 Cuban health professions have offered their services free of charge in that Central American nation.
Source: Radio Habana Cuba