Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs begins working visit to Liberia

Havana / (ACN) Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra Diaz began a working visit to the Republic of Liberia today, lasting until next Wednesday.

Sierra Diaz has scheduled exchanges with Liberian authorities aimed at continuing to strengthen friendship and cooperation between the two countries, Cubaminrex announced.

Liberia has had good diplomatic and political relations with Cuba since its establishment on April 19, 1974.

Seven students from this sister nation are currently studying in Cuba and seven others graduated and returned to Liberia to contribute to the development of their nation.

In 2014, 53 Cuban doctors joined the fight against the Ebola epidemic in that African nation.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.