Cuban Minister of Economy and Planning, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of State, began a working visit to the Russian Federation this Monday, May 21. Cabrisas is presiding the Cuban delegation to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, to be held May 24 through 26, in this northern Russian city.

The First Joint Council meeting between Cuba and the European Union is taking place May 15 in Brussels.
Taking to her Twitter account Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ana Teresita González Fraga, noted that the meeting will be chaired by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Rodríguez Parrilla.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez thanked the Belgian government for its support, especially for the resolution on the need to end the US blockade, at the start of his visit to that European country, reported today from Brussels Prensa Latina (PL) agency.