Iran, Cuba firm to deepen ties
- Submitted by: manso
- 04 / 29 / 2011
HAVANA, April 29 (MNA) -- Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast held separate talks with Cuban foreign minister’s deputies Ana Teresita Gonzalez Fraga and Marcos Rodriguez Costa on Wednesday morning in which the sides expressed their willingness to strengthen ties.
In talks with Teresita Gonzalez Fraga, Mehmanparast said Tehran and Havana share common views and concerns on various international issues and this “can lay the groundwork for strengthening bilateral relations” especially in economic areas.
Teresita Gonzalez Fraga also said Cuba and Iran have common enemies and seek similar goals, our correspondent reported.
She also called for expansion of relations between Tehran and Havana in all arenas particularly in public diplomacy and media cooperation.
Developments in the Middle East and North Africa especially the Libya crisis featured in talks between Mehmanparst and Mrs. Teresita G. Fraga.
Cuba has repeatedly expressed its support for Iran’s peaceful nuclear program.