Cuba, Russia agree to enhance infrastructure cooperation
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (R) holds talks with visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev in Havana, Cuba, Oct. 3, 2019. Medvedev's visit is aimed at strengthening Cuba-Russia ties. The two countries are scheduled to sign several bilateral and inter-institutional agreements, as well as commercial contracts. (Xinhua)
HAVANA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Cuba and Russia on Thursday agreed to enhance infrastructure cooperation, including in the production of automotive vehicles, railways and airplanes.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev co-chaired the signing of collaboration agreements at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana.
The endorsement of these legal instruments took place during Medvedev's two-day official visit to Cuba starting on Thursday.
Also signed by the two leaders was a protocol for the training of customs personnel to strengthen the fight against air traffic violations.
During their talks, Diaz-Canel and Medvedev also reviewed the bilateral relations and areas that need more attention.
According to Diaz-Canel, the signing of the agreements complements the agreements signed in Moscow at the recent Intergovernmental Russian-Cuban Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical cooperation.