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The Communist Party of Cuba and the Progressive Party of Working People of Cyprus sign Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation

Member of the Political Bureau and Organizing Secretary of the Central Committee of the PCC, Roberto Morales Ojeda and Stefanos Stefanou, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Progressive Party of Working People of Cyprus (AKEL), signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Inter-Party Cooperation.


By Katherin Hormigó Rubio with photos by Dunia Álvarez Palacios, translated from the Spanish


On Tuesday afternoon, Roberto Morales Ojeda, member of the Political Bureau and Secretary of Organization of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), received Stefanos Stefanou, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus (AKEL), who is on an official visit to Cuba.


During the meeting, both parties agreed on the good state of relations between the party organizations and expressed their willingness to continue working on strengthening these ties.



At the meeting, the leader of the Cypriot communists reaffirmed his solidarity with Cuba and reiterated the condemnation of the intensified blockade and the inclusion of Cuba in the spurious list of state sponsors of terrorism.



The Cuban leader, for his part, thanked the General Secretary for his visit to Cuba, as well as for the firm solidarity with the Revolution, both of the AKEL Party and that of Stefanos Stefanou personally.



The exchange served as the setting for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation, which will expand and diversify relations between the two parties. The document includes actions in the area of political and cadre training; in the field of social and mass organizations; in the youth, trade union and women's sectors and other issues of mutual interest.



It will also promote exchanges on political, economic and social issues on the basis of the experiences of both parties and with it; It will contribute to consolidating friendship, dialogue and mutual learning, strengthening political trust between the two parties.


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