Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro, and the Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, spoke today in Havana about world peace and the need to preserve it.
According to an official statement, the leaders exchanged criteria on world peace under an amicable climate, as well as on the importance of adherence to the principles of International Law.
The meeting was also attended by the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena, the resident coordinator of the United Nations system, Consuelo Vidal, and the assistant for Political Affairs of the Executive Office of the Secretary General, Katrin Hett.
Guterres arrived yesterday in this capital to participate in the 37th session of ECLAC, a forum inaugurated today at the Palacio de Convenciones, which will run until Friday with topics on the agenda such as sustainable development, South-South cooperation and fight against inequalities.
The day before, the UN Secretary General was received by the newly elected Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel.