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Havana, August 9 (RHC) In the presence of Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, the new Colombian-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group was set up this Tuesday at the Colombian Congress in Bogotá, as a gesture of brotherhood between the two cities.
“I appreciate the signs of solidarity and support for our country that we received today during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Colombian Congress. The #Colombia-#Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group was officially established there, which will help strengthen ties between the two nations,” the Foreign Minister said.
Gabriel Becerra of the House of Representatives; and Gloria Inés Florez from the Senate will be the coordinators of the group, made up of 50 congressmen from the various political parties.
Rodríguez led the delegation that attended the inauguration of President Gustavo Petro and Vice-President Francia Márquez last Sunday.
The Cuban Mission also consists of Deputy Foreign Minister Josefina Vidal; the Director General for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eugenio Martínez; and the Ambassador to Colombia, Javier Caamaño Cairo.
“Diplomatic relations and international cooperation will be of great importance to our peoples. From Colombia we salute the President @DiazCanelB and @BrunoRguezP,” said Comunes Senator Sandra Ramírez, who is part of this group, on her Twitter account.
The space was opportune to ratify the friendship, brotherhood and historical ties that unite the two peoples and Cuba’s unwavering support for peace in Colombia.
“Our eternal gratitude goes to the island’s support in the struggle for La Paz,” said Sergio Marín, representative of the Commons party in the Chamber of Colombia’s Congress. (Source: PL)