Santo Domingo, Nov. 10 (RHC) Cuban Vice Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra, concluded on November 10, a visit to the Dominican Republic, after attending the IX Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Forum for Latin America-East Asia Cooperation (Focalae) .
In statements to Prensa Latina after the end of the day a fraternal meeting with the members of the Cuban State Mission, Sierra valued the Focalae meeting as positive and said that it allowed member countries to express their willingness and willingness to continue fostering relations of cooperation and business between our nations.
During his speech at the Plenary Session of the Forum, the Cuban Vice Chancellor highlighted the positive impact of the solidarity cooperation that Cuba offers in areas such as health, education and sport, which has been possible only thanks to the humanist work of the Revolution Cuban and our country's unrestricted commitment to peace and development.
He also thanked the support of the vast majority of the members of the organization for the Cuban resolution against the blockade presented at the UN on November 7 and denounced the unjustified exclusion of Venezuela from this Forum for political reasons.
The Cuban diplomat also participated in other collateral activities such as the Business Innovation Forum, which had a promotional presentation from the company BioCubaFarma.
Within the framework of the event, the Vice Minister held bilateral meetings with the foreign ministers of the Dominican Republic, Panama and Laos; his counterparts from Vietnam, New Zealand and Costa Rica, as well as with the Special Representative of the Chinese Government for Latin American and Caribbean Affairs and the adviser of the Chancellor of Thailand.
In just two days of the vice minister's stay in Dominican territory, he also exchanged with the friends of Dominican solidarity with Cuba and with the Maximo Gomez Association of Cuban Residents in the country.
Focalae, founded in 1999 in Singapore, brings together 36 countries, 20 of them belonging to Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama , Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.
From East Asia there are 16: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Singapore, South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand. (Source: PL-Minrex)