Cuba and Belgium ratify willingness to expand bilateral ties
Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium, confirmed yesterday in Havana the strong and sincere friendship existing between his country and Cuba, and the possibility of extending cooperation to benefit both peoples.
At a press conference, the Belgian foreign minister said that relations between the European nation and Cuba have been excellent, and that his visit to the island gives new impetus to mutual cooperation.
He commented that during his stay in the Caribbean nation he met with Bruno Rodriguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, with whom he assessed the participation of Belgian companies in the Mariel Special Development Zone.
He also underlined his meeting with Ricardo Cabrisas, Vice-president of the Council of Ministers, stressing that both signed two agreements for debt restructuring, which will favor conditions for investments in Cuba.