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Talks between PM Stuart and President Castro 'productive'

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Added 08 December 2014

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart in discussion with Cuba's President Raul Castro during Sunday's bilateral meeting. (Photo compliments Yenny Munoa.)

BILATERAL TALKS between Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and Cuba’s President Raul Castro, have been described as “warm and productive”.

Stuart met on Sunday, December 7, with President Castro during his official visit to the Republic of Cuba. A range of issues at the bilateral and multilateral levels were discussed during the meeting, and the long history of close bilateral relations was reviewed by the two leaders. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Permanent Secretaries, Charles Burnett and Sonja Welch.

Stuart joined other CARICOM Heads on Sunday for a special ceremony in the morning and a tour of the National Zoo of Cuba.

Stuart, the CARICOM Heads and President Castro are currently attending the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit. During the day, they discussed a number of issues, including the CARICOM-Cuba Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement, technical cooperation, renewable energy, tourism, natural disaster mitigation and Cuba’s new Foreign Investment Law. (BGIS)

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