Cuba and Algeria have expressed the political will to further boost the existing bilateral relations as reiterated on Monday in Algiers, at a meeting between National People’s Assembly Speaker, Slimane Chenine, and the Cuban ambassador Armando Vergara.
According to a note from the Cuban Embassy in Algeria, the Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament highlighted the historical ties of brotherhood binding both countries, while pointing out the need to continue the dialogue, the agreement in multilateral forums and the exchange in the parliamentary field based on the convergence of positions and principles.
For his part, the Cuban diplomat thanked Algeria for its unconditional support in the vote against the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.
The Algerian parliamentary leader also praised the work and human dimension of the Cuban Medical Brigade working in the country.
Both countries underlined the vital role of parliamentary cooperation, in particular through the Friendship Groups, and in multilateral forums for the strengthening of relations for the benefit of both brotherly peoples.
On Twitter, Vergara declared himself ‘very pleased with the fruitful meeting’ with Chenine.