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Havana. Nobember 3, 2014

Díaz-Canel receives President of the Republic of Tatarstan

On the morning of November 2, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received the honorable Rustam Nurgaliyevich Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, on an official visit to the country.

During the meeting, both dignitaries confirmed the development of the historic ties of friendship between both peoples and governments, also highlighting the potential to strengthen economic and commercial exchanges and bilateral relations between Cuba and this sister republic of the Russian Federation.

Similarly, both dignitaries expressed their shared interest in promoting Tatarstanian investment and business in Cuba, given the opportunities offered by Cuba’s new foreign investment law and the opening of the Mariel Special Development Zone.

Rustam Nurgaliyevich Minnikhanov was accompanied by Ravil Zaripov, first vice minister and minister of Trade and Industry; Radik Guimatdinov, advisor to the President on international, economic and trade affairs; Mikhail L. Kamynin, ambassador of the Russian Federation in Cuba; and Leyla Tazetdinova, Trade and Economy representative of the Republic of Tatarstan in Cuba.

Participating on the Cuban side were Raúl Becerra, Director of Trade Policy with Europe at the Ministry of Foreign Trade, and Investment and Lourdes Yera, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment expert.

The President of the Republic of Tatarstan had previously been received by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, during which both expressed interest in developing economic relations between both countries.

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