PM: Russian businesses to take part in Cuba’s modernization

Russia’ Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev had talks in Havana with Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba, website of the Russian government reports.

Addressing the media after the talks, Medvedev stressed the bilateral intention “to continue providing active support to large-scale joint projects in the field of transport, infrastructure and agriculture, as well as in energy, high technology and digital development.”

“Tomorrow I will attend the ceremony to launch a Zarubezhneft refinery at Boca de Jaruco, where a horizontal well will be drilled for the first time in Cuba. This project, just as many others, is part of the general context of socioeconomic development and modernization implemented by the Cuban authorities,” he said. “Russian businesses are ready to take part in this modernization effort, and the Russian Government will support this.”

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