Cuba in Ethiopia

First Vice President of Cuba received at the African Union Commission

Addis Ababa, 30 May 2019.  The First Vice president of Cuba was received at the African Ujnion Commission by its Deputy Chairperson H.E. Mr. Kwesi Quartey.

The friendly exchange between both parties served to ratifiy the strong bonds of friendship and cooperation between Cuba and Africa.  New initiatives were discussed in order to fulfill the Memorando of Understanding signed in 2015.

The Cuban First Vicepresident donated a painting for the new AU building that represent the first presence of the African diaspora in the corridors of the continental venue.

First Cuban Vice President paid homage to Cuban internationalists.

Addis Ababa, 30 May 2019.  The First Vicepresident of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Salvador Valdés Mesa paid homage to Cuban internationalists and Ethiopian combatants fallen during the campaign to preserve the territorial integrity and sovereignity of Ethiopia at the Ethio-Cuban Friendship Park.

Two wreath were laid in front of the photos of the 163 Cuban internationalists, and one was deposited in front of the monument erected to remenber the fallen Ethiopians.

First Cuban Vicepresident confers with the Foreign Minister of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 29 May 2019.  The Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Gedu Andergechaw exchanged with the Forst Vicepresident of Cuba, H.E.. Mr. Salvador Valdés Mesa as part of his program in Ehiopia.

Both parties ratified the commitment to continue strenghthening relations and working together to expand cooperation.

Ethiopia ratified its stance against the blockade. 

President of Ethiopia received the First Vicepresident of Cuba

Addis Ababa, 29 May 2019.  The First  Vicepresident of Cuba, H.E, Mr. Salvador Valdés Mesa was received by the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Sahle Work Zewde on the occasion of his visit to Ethiopia.

Both parties analyzed the positive stage of the bilateral relations based on a historic engagement since the seventies last century.


Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister received the First Vice President of Cuba

Addis Ababa, 29 May 2019.  The Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Demeke Mekonnen received the First Vice President of Cuba on the occasion of his visit to Ethiopia.

During the meeting, both parties analyzed the current cooperation and the perspectives to expand it to other sectors.

In attendance, the Ministers, State Ministers and Permanent secretaries of different Ethiopian Ministries.