Both actions occurred during his visit to the Eurasian country where he arrived the day before from Russia.
At the Presidential Complex of the Republic of Türkiye, Díaz-Canel was officially received by his host and they signed agreements of interest to both nations.
It was a very fruitful and encouraging exchange, in which we ratified the will to strengthen political relations, the Cuban president told the press.
Díaz-Canel also highlighted “the good level of dialogue in multilateral forums, and the existing opportunities to promote exchanges in these scenarios, as well as between the respective foreign ministries.
He expressed his satisfaction at the reactivation, after the Covid-19 pandemic, of visits by government, parliamentary and business delegations, in both directions.
In recent months, he stated, there has been a trend towards increased bilateral trade and we agree on the significant potential that exists to expand and diversify economic, financial and cooperation relations between our countries.
Both parties identified biotechnology, renewable energy, tourism, agriculture, livestock, health, education, sports and culture as sectors of common interest.
Díaz-Canel thanked Erdogan, on behalf of the people of Cuba “for Türkiye’s support for the demand to end the policy of economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.
We will conclude our visit with great optimism in the future of relations between Türkiye and Cuba, and absolute confidence that they will continue to strengthen and expand for the benefit of both peoples, the Cuban president affirmed.