He stressed the importance of this Association in the consolidation of relations and reiterated his willingness to work in issues of interest for these to endure.
In addition, he voiced interest in increasing exchanges between both legislative organs, including high-level visits with that end. He also congratulated Cuban Communist Party for its recent successful Congress and sent regards to his first secretary Raúl Casto and the rest of the leaders and the people.
Meanwhile, the Cuban ambassador said he felt “joy and pride” to know that a friend of Cubans has such a high responsibility and has done so much for bilateral ties. When referring to the current state of relations, he said that the main challenge is still strengthening the economic-commercial ties at the political levels.