Cuban President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez came to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Diaz, who was welcomed with an official ceremony, became the first Cuban President to come to Turkey after 27 years.
IN TURKEY UNTIL 24 NOVEMBER
Diaz, who will stay in Turkey until November 24, had a tete a tete meeting with President Erdoğan and between delegations. After the talks, Diaz and Erdoğan went to the cameras and made a joint press statement.
TRADING VOLUME INCREASES TO 200 MILLION DOLLARS
“We confirmed our determination to increase our trade volume to 200 million dollars with my esteemed friend. We evaluated the opportunities to develop existing cooperation in fields such as energy, tourism, construction, agriculture, development, health and environment,” Erdogan said.
HE GIVES THE LETTER HE SENT TO ABDULHAMID
President Erdoğan presented Diaz with the letter that Cuban President Toas Etrada Palma sent to the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II in 1902. Erdogan also gave Diaz the reply letter sent to Cuba by the Ottoman Empire at that time.
THE LETTER PALMA SENT TO ABDULHAMID!
After Tomas Estrada Palma, the first President of Cuba, took office, on September 10, 1902, II. He sent a letter to Abdülhamit. Palma, in her letter; He stated that he was elected President in accordance with the Cuban Constitution after the military administration left the island and therefore he wanted to maintain friendly relations between the two countries. Sultan II. In response to this letter, Abdülhamit sent a letter stating that he was pleased with Palma’s offer to maintain friendly relations.