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Carlos Lage visit to Japan - first by Cuban Vice President ever

Posted September 30, 2007 by publisher in Cuba Politics.
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan

  1. Mr. Carlos Lage Davila, Vice-President of the Council of the State of the Republic of Cuba, will visit Japan from 2 (Mon) to 5 (Thu) October as Guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Lage will be accompanied by Minister Ricardo Cabrisas and several other officials.

  2. During his stay in Japan, Mr. Lage will pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, hold talks with Foreign Minister Yohei Kono and meet with several members of the Diet, people from government-related organizations, business community and others.

  3. The Japan-Cuba relations have been developed constructively for recent years. The main purpose of Mr. Lage’s visit is to exchange views extensively with relevant persons on the issues of interest to both countries, thus promoting the bilateral relations. Mr. Lage’s visit is the first official visit to Japan by a vice-president of the Council of the State of Cuba.

Member Comments

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On September 30, 2007, publisher wrote:

Hmmm. First ever visit by a Cuban Vice President. Something in the works perhaps?

I haven’t seen any Cuban press release about this.

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On October 03, 2007, cubanpete wrote:

Japan has evolved from a bombed-out wasteland in 1945 to what it is today.  And it wasn’t because of socialism.