Havana, April 14, 2018. The Acting Foreign Minister of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Marcelino Medina welcomed the DCP of the African Union, H.E. Mr. Kwesi Quartey, in the framework of his official visit to Cuba.
During the meeting, both parties expressed their commitment to continue strengthening relations as part of the Agenda 2063.
Mr. Quartey acknowledged the contribution of Cuba to the independence of various African countries and highlighted the cooperation programs established in several countries.
Cuba and the AU signed an MOU of cooperation in 2015.
Addis Ababa. The Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia attended the Gala Dinner to celebrate the election of H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Presidential Palace. The Latin American Group of the Diplomatic Corps and the Director General for the Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia were in attendance.
Santiago de Cuba, 11 April 2018: The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, paid a four day official visit to Cuba. On arrival, the Deputy Chairperson visited Fidel Castro's mausoleum in Santiago de Cuba city, for a wreath laying and remembrance ceremony, to pay respects to the legendary revolutionary leader. He also signed the condolences book.
Santiago de Cuba, 12 April 2018. The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey arrived in Santiago de Cuba to participate in the XVI International Conference on African and Afro-American Culture where he delivered a keynote address on the implementation of the flagship programs of the organization.
Addis Ababa, April 12 , 2018. The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey arrived in Santiago de Cuba to participate in the XVI International Conference on African and African-American Culture.
The visit of the high level representative of the African Union coincided with the 30th Anniversary of the African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz", institution that precisely organizes the event.