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We are moving toward an economic union between Cuba and Venezuela / Nos encaminamos a la Unión Económica entre Cuba y Venezuela

Closing speech by General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the 1st Cuba-Venezuela Presidential Summit

Dear and esteemed Venezuelan and Cuban vice presidents and ministers;


We have attended the celebrations for the 57th anniversary of the 26th of July attacks. There could have been no better setting for this meeting.

We have concluded the first Cuba-Venezuela Presidential Summit, which opens up a new stage in our relations, after following a long and intense path, during which the links between our peoples have continued to strengthen, guided by the principles of friendship, cooperation and solidarity. Read more…

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Speech given by José Ramón Machado Ventura… / Discurso pronunciado por el compañero José Ramón Machado Ventura…

We will continue studying, analyzing and taking decisions that will lead to overcoming our insufficiencies in all orders
• We will act without populist, demagogic or deceptive solutions
• Venezuela has every right to defend itself and can always count on the steadfast support of all the Cuban people

Speech given by José Ramón Machado Ventura at the central event for the 57th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrisons, in Villa Clara, July 26, 2010, Year 52 of the Revolution

GENERAL of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

Compañeros Rafael Ramírez and Ricardo Menéndez, vice presidents of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the other ministers and members of the delegation from that sister nation who are honoring us today with their presence at this event. Read more…

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