With the aim of strengthening the work agenda between Venezuela and Cuba, the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez Gómez, held a fruitful meeting on Tuesday with the Vice Prime Minister of the island country, Jorge Luis Tapia.
Within the framework of the Cuba-Venezuela Integral Cooperation Agreement, the authorities met with the purpose of strengthening joint support in different areas of interest for both countries.
The meeting, held at the facilities of the Executive Vice Presidency in Caracas, was attended by the Cuban delegation, the Minister for Agriculture, Ydael Pérez, the Cuban ambassador to Venezuela, Dagoberto Rodríguez, while for the Venezuelan delegation were present the Minister for Productive Agriculture and Lands, Wilmar Castro Soteldo, and the Vice Minister for the Caribbean, Raúl Li Causi.
Likewise, the authorities ratified the willingness to continue developing common projects to guarantee the right to food of the Venezuelan and Cuban peoples.
It is worth noting that last year, both countries signed agreements on livestock, fish, agriculture and for obtaining cereals, legumes and tubers, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Cuba-Venezuela Integral Cooperation Agreement began in 2000 under the initiative of commanders Hugo Chávez and Fidel Castro, in Havana, since then it has been a mechanism to counteract the effects of the economic blockade and to promote development in different areas.