Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, greeted Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo, deputy chief of the General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army of the People’s Republic of China. Jianguo headed a delegation that concluded its visit to the island today.
Also participating in the meeting, held at noon Friday, were Army Corps generals Leopoldo Cintra and Alvaro Lopez, Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces and First Deputy Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Chief of General Staff, in that order. Also, Zhang Tuo, ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Cuba.
This visit, at the invitation of the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, contributed to the strengthening of the historic bonds uniting the two countries as well as to cooperation between their armed institutions.