Cuba is well represented at Women's World Chess Championship, being held in Tehran from February 10th until March 5th, by the Grand Masters Maritza Arribas and Yaniet Marrero.
In the sporting event held at Espinas Palace Hotel, one of the most modern and sumptuous facilities of its kind in the Iranian capital, the representatives of the Greatest of the Antilles will face tough rivals. However, they are willing to make every effort to play a good role in this international just.
Cuban Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada participated in the official ceremony celebrated on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the triumph of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, which took place at the Velenjak Conference Hall in Tehran, headed by President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
In the ceremony, attended by 180 Heads of Mission and diplomats accredited to the Persian nation, Minister Zarif took the floor, followed by the dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Ambassador of the State of Palestine, Salah Al-Zawawi.
Cuban Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada was received by the new Director of the Second Department for the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Mr. Ahmad Pabarja.
In this first meeting, both sides reviewed the bilateral relations between the Island and the Persian nation in several spheres, especially in view to the celebration of the next XVI session of the Intergovernmental Commission, which will take place on 13-15 February in Havana.