Cairo, November 10 (RHC)-- Cuban Ambassador to Egypt Laureano Rodríguez Castro presented his credentials to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as Cuba's ambassador to the State of Palestine.
After the official ceremony held Monday in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, President Abbas and the Cuban diplomat held talks. The Palestinian leader highlighted the historical friendship and solidarity ties between the Cuban and Palestinian leaders and peoples. He referred specifically to the friendship between the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and Palestinian leader, the late Yasser Arafat.
The Palestinian president took the opportunity to thank Cuba for its support for the cause of the Palestinian people.
The Cuban diplomat reiterated Cuba's support for the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.