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Cuba will promote cooperation between Latin American countries at ECLAC meeting

Havana, October 20.- Cuba will promote cooperation between Latin American countries during the debates of the thirty-eighth period of sessions of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), official sources said today.

According to the Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment (Mincex), Rodrigo Malmierca, in the meeting scheduled for the end of this month, the island will promote a collaborative strategy with the countries of the continent, especially with the Caribbean.

The ECLAC appointment will take place virtually from October 26 to 28, and on that date Cuba will transfer the pro tempore presidency of the UN agency to Costa Rica.

The official website of Mincex states that the Cuban delegation will be chaired by the president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, who will deliver to the Costa Rican representatives of the command of ECLAC, a position that Cuba has held since May 2018.

During his time as head of the entity, the largest of the Antilles advocated for a world without poverty and zero hunger, with access to education systems and universal and quality health services for all. (Text and photo: PL)