CARACAS, Monday January 21, 2013 | Update

Venezuelan FM in Cuba for President Chávez's instructions

The Venezuelan foreign minister held a meeting with his Cuban counterpart

Venezuelan and Cuban foreign ministers gathered in Cuba (Photo: Efe)
Monday January 21, 2013  03:41 PM
During a meeting held in Havana on Monday with his Cuban counterpart, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elías Jaua expressed his gratitude to Cuba for the medical attention provided to President Hugo Chávez, who has been recovering in the Caribbean island after undergoing his fourth cancer surgery on December 11, AFP reported.

The foreign minister said that his visit to Cuba aims at discussing with President Chávez some aspects concerning the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the European Union, which will be held next weekend in Chile.

"We have also seized the opportunity to hold a working meeting and outline some joint cooperation and political agreements between our governments," he added.

Translated by Jhean Cabrera
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