September 20, 2016
On Monday’s afternnon Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz received his Excellency Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is making an official visit to our country.
In a cordial meeting, the distinguished guest expressed his satisfaction for visiting Cuba, and reaffirmed his admiration toward the country's struggle, accomplishments, and disinterested aid to other peoples.
The leader of the Cuban Revolution and the Iranian President analyzed the complex international situation, and delved into the importance of food production, in a world increasingly threatened by climate change, a growing population, and the challenges to maintaining peace. They also discussed about the role of governments and peoples in the face of these problems, especially that of the younger generations in bringing about political, economic and social changes.
Fidel and Hassan Rouhani concluded the friendly encounter with their most sincere wishes for fruitful collaboration between the peoples of Iran and Cuba.
Translated by ESTI