Rafael Correa meets with Raul Castro in Cuba

Leader of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Raul Castro, and former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa spoke on Friday in Havana on topics of regional and international current events during Correa’s unofficial visit to the island.

During the friendly meeting, the two leaders discussed regional and international affairs and agreed that their nations will continue to challenge imperialism from the North and to defend their sovereignty.

Local media said that Correa reiterated his solidarity with the people of Cuba, «at a time when the U.S. government is increasing its actions against» the island with the ramped-up economic, commercial and financial blockade on the Caribbean country by the Donald Trump administration.

The Ecuadorian politician’s previous trip to Cuba was in April 2018 when he filmed in Havana his program «Conversing with Correa,» broadcast by the international media outlet, Russia Today (RT).

Sources: EFE, Prensa Latina, Cuba Debate.

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