Historical* Meeting between Haitian President Michel Martelly and Fidel Castro
Written by Office of the President | Thursday, November 17, 2011 9:36 AM
HAVANA, Cuba (defend.ht) - November 16, 2011. The President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, met the Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. For about three hours, President Martelly and Mr. Castro had very successful discussions on various topics of general interest.
Shortly thereafter, the Head of State was received by his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro. The two Presidents discussed cooperation between Cuba and Haiti and means of strengthening ties between the two countries.
At midday, the Deputy Minister of the Cuban Council of State, during a working session with the Haitian delegation, reiterated Cuba's commitment to Haiti. Mr. Esteban Lazo said that his country is prepared to assist Haiti in the areas of cooperation identified by the authorities in Port-au-Prince. "We do not claim you order, but help you. We do not help you with what we have too many, but we share with you what we have, "he said.
The visit of President Joseph Michel Martelly to lead this important delegation reflects the interests of Haiti in cooperation with Cuba. The commitments made by the authorities in Havana in various areas should begin to materialize soon.
The term "historical" was used by the office of the president.
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