Executive Secretary of the ECA received the Cuban Ambassador to the AU

Addis Ababa, May 21, 2019.  The Cuban Ambassador to the African Union, H.E.  Ángel Villa was receiveb by the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, H.E. Mrs. Vera Songwe, at the headquarters of that organizaction in this capital.

In a friendly environment both authorities coincided on the value of the Cuban cooperation to Africa in nearly 60 years.  Mrs. Songwe highlighted the importance of the Cuban contribution at the time of the Ebola crisis in West Africa and proposed ways to expand the exchanges between Cuba and the ECA.

Since 2018, Cuba is the pro témpore chair of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.


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