Cuba's ambassador, Miguel Porto Parga, highlighted this Saturday in an interview with the national agency SANA, his country''s ties with Syria on the 54th anniversary of relations between the two nations.
In the information, the Cuban diplomat underscored the coincidences of both nations in the defense of sovereignty, independence and support for just causes in the world against the coercive measures of the United States.
Syria and Cuba are celebrating the 54th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this month at a time when they continue to face challenges and a common enemy represented by the United States, which imposes an economic embargo on the peoples of both countries, Porto said.
Our country, the ambassador stressed, will participate in the activities of the 61st edition of the Damascus International Fair despite the economic embargo imposed on Cuba, and explained that the Cuban pavilion will include Cuban products related to life-saving technology and medicines.
He also reviewed Syrian Cuban relations since the time of contacts between the leaders of the two countries, Fidel Castro and Hafez Al Assad, among other issues of mutual interest.