Sergey Lavrov visits Cuba after his lightning trip to Nicaragua

The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, is visiting Cuba, where he will meet Thursday with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez, to strengthen relations of cooperation and friendship between the two countries.

Ortega and Lavrov downplayed the impact of US sanctions

He did so after a flying visit to Nicaragua, where he met President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo. Ortega and Lavrov downplayed the impact of US sanctions. The Russian Foreign Minister thanked Nicaragua for its support for Russia to link up with integration organizations in Latin America.

“Multi-polarity is a necessity in these times,” said Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister. “It is an objective historical process. It cannot be stopped. Even if the collective West, united under the umbrella of American exceptionalism, tries.”

Russia and Nicaragua signed an agreement on the peaceful use of atomic energy in March

Russia is an important ally of Nicaragua, as it supplies it with wheat. In addition, it provided buses for public transportation, cars for taxis, and Sputnik vaccines against COVID-19.

Russia is one of the ten largest trading partners of Cuba

In Cuba, a meeting between Lavrov and President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who has just begun his second and last five-year term, is not excluded. Cuba is the last point of Lavrov’s Latin American tour after visiting Brazil, Venezuela and Nicaragua.

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