Havana, Oct 21.- José Ramón Machado Ventura, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Dimitrievich Alexander Zhukov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and President of the Russian Olympic Committee, who pays an official visit to Cuba.
During the meeting, the leaders emphasized the excellent state of bilateral relations, expression of the historical ties of friendship between both peoples and governments, official sources reported.
They also highlighted the positive development of cooperation between the both countries and current potential to expand these links.
Accompanied the visitor, Mikhail Kamynin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Cuba, and Alexander E. Barannikov, deputy chief of the Russian Olympic Committee Secretariat.
On the Cuban side, attended Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Foreign Minister and other officials of the Chancellery.(Taken from RHC)