On May 10, Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla visited the Federal Parliament of the Republic of Germany on the first day of his official work visit to the country, reported the Foreign Ministry’s website (Cubaminrex).
Rodríguez and his delegation met with representatives of a parliamentary group for Central America and the Caribbean, composed of MPs from all political factions within the legislative body.
According to Cubaminrex during the encounter, the state of and prospects for relations between Cuba and Germany were discussed, as well as the political, economic and social situation on the island.
The Cuban Foreign Ministry described relations between the two countries as positive, while also highlighting the broad potential to expand ties in different areas.
Rodríguez is also scheduled to hold official talks with German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who visited the island last year.
In 2014, trade between Cuba and Germany – one of Cuba’s top tourist source markets – amounted to around 224 million euros. Meanwhile, Cuba exported more than 32.6 million euros ($35 million dollars) worth of products to the European nation.