Costa Rica signs ‘cooperation agreement’ with Cuba

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January 14th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica has signed a “Cooperation Agreement” with Cuba, intended to encourage economic, scientific and technical exchange, in an attempt to improve bilateral relations between the two countries.

 

Costa Rican chancellor Enrique Castillo met with Cuba’s foreign trade chief, Antonio Luis Carricarte.

 

Costa Rican vice-chancellor, Carlos Roverssi, explained the importance of the agreement.

 

“These types of agreements that we make with countries are intended to establish programs of scientific, technological, commercial and cultural cooperation. The idea is that we begin to have some sort of relationship with the country so that we can have exchanges of knowledge and other activities between both countries,” he said.

 

The Cuban minister thanked the Costa Rican authorities for their efforts, saying they represent a milestone in the development of the relationship between the countries.

 

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