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Cuba reinforces ties with Saxony-Anhalt

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Ambassador Juanita Martínez González & Premier Dr. Reiner Haseloff - Picture by Staatskanzlei, Sachsen-Anhalt

Monday, 28 November 2022, Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt: Premier Dr. Reiner Haseloff received at the State Chancellery the Cuban Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Ms. Juana Martínez González, for her inaugural visit to the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. 

In addition to current developments, the participants in the bilateral talks exchanged views on cultural and economic topics and expressed the hope that bilateral relations between Cuba and Saxony-Anhalt would expand.

Exports from Saxony-Anhalt to Cuba amounted to a value of around EUR 1.6 million in 2021. Compared to the previous year 2020, this was an increase of around 99.5 %.

In the field of sport, too, there is already an established tradition with the regular participation of Cuban athletes in the international athletics event “Hallesche Werfertage”.

Various universities and faculties from Saxony-Anhalt maintain cooperation with Cuban institutions: these include the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art Halle and Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences.

For further information 

Government of Saxony-Anhalthttps://europa.sachsen-anhalt.de/internationales/aktuelles-international/antrittsbesuch-der-botschafterin-von-kuba-in-der-staatskanzlei

Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in the Federal Republic of Germanyhttps://misiones.cubaminrex.cu/es/articulo/promueve-embajada-de-cuba-vinculos-con-el-estado-de-sajonia-anhalt