Cuban President Raul Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed the agreement during an official visit by the brother of the late Fidel Castro.
The leaders of Cuba and Antigua and Barbuda have signed a Declaration of Solidarity and Cooperation in the interests of continued development among the small island nations.
Cuban President Raul Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed the agreement Saturday during an official visit to Antigua by the brother of the late Fidel Castro.
Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra said the “will to expand and strengthen cooperation between Antigua and Cuba marked official talks between the two leaders,” describing the event as “fruitful.”
“It is essential to promote an international environment that favors the development of countries of the South, in particular of small island developing states,” Sierra posted on his Twitter account. “The negotiations between both parties were fruitful.”
Castro delivered a speech of “friendship and fraternity” during Saturday’s Assembly of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Sierra noted.