Lavrov arrives in Cuba
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived on a brief visit to the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba today.
He is expected to meet with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla there.
In an interview with Prensa Latina, the Russian diplomat said he planned to pay tribute to Cuban revolution leader Fidel Castro. He also plans to visit the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, where other Cuban independence fighters were laid to rest, TASS reported.
After the brief stopover in Cuba, Lavrov will head to Mexico, where he is to meet with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs ·Marcelo Ebrard.