Cuban FM Attends NAM Ministerial Meeting in Egypt
May, 09 2012
Cairo, May 9. - Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla is heading the Cuban delegation to the ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau, which opened in Sharm El-Sheikh on Wednesday.
Rodriguez arrived on early Wednesday in the Egyptian coastal resort near the Red Sea, where the Cuban delegation that negotiated for two days the documents to be discussed on Wednesday and Thursday by the foreign ministers from over 100 countries was expecting him.
Cuban Ambassador to Egypt Otto Vaillant told Prensa Latina that Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno presided over the Political Committee of the meeting of experts that analyzed the conflict in Syria.
In addition to Rodriguez, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, whose country is part of the NAM troika, along with Cuba and Egypt, which will host the 16th Conference Summit of heads of State and Government this summer, arrived in Wednesday night.
According to MENA news agency, Salehi stated that there is no obstacle so that Teheran and Cairo can reestablish relations, which were broken in 1979, after Egypt granted asylum to overthrown Iranian Shah Mohamed Reza Pahlavi.
Yemeni SABA news agency noted that the Third World forum will promote sustainable development, dialogue between civilizations and religions, peace, security and disarmament, as well as the Palestinian cause, a historic priority.(Prensa Latina)