Medvedev receives Honoris Causa degree from Havana University

Havana - Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev, on an official visit to Cuba, received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in Political Science from the University of Havana.

Before Medvedev concludes his stay in Havana this Friday, he also expects to attend the implementation of a secondary oil recovery project in western Mayabeque province, about 43 kilometers south of Havana.

Upon arriving in Cuba on Thursday, Medvedev was welcomed at the Palace of the Revolution (seat of the Executive) by President Miguel Diaz-Canel, with whom he held talks.

Both leaders expressed satisfaction with the excellent state of the bilateral relations and ratified their willingness to work for their continued strengthening. They also attended a signing ceremony of bilateral agreements on the scientific-technical and customs cooperation.

The prime minister stressed that Moscow will continue to support Cuba in all sphere and the Russian State will support the business community of that country interested in investing in the island.

Medvedev previously visited Cuba in 2008 and 2013, while President Vladimir Putin traveled here in 2014.

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