President Miguel Diaz-Canel is the first Cuban President to visit SVG

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President of the Republic Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel said it is a great honour for him and his delegation to pay his first official visit to St. Vincent and the Grenadines as the President of Cuba.

President Diaz-Canel who is on a three day official visit to this country, was speaking this morning at a special sitting of parliament that was held his honour.

The Cuban President who was speaking through a translator pointed out that they have discussed with local authorities the status of the relations between both countries, among other issues.

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President Diaz-Canel said this visit coincides with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the republic of Cuba and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a milestone that was commemorated by the parliament of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in June.

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He will leave the shores of SVG this afternoon for the Republic of Barbados where he will attend the CARICOM-Cuba Summit.