Tuesday, March 17, 2009

South-South Cooperation -- Cuba and Panama Sign Trade Pact

HAVANA – Panama and Cuba signed a trade pact here Monday that will allow an increase in the trade of goods and services between the two countries.

Official Cuban sources told Efe that the accord was signed by Panamanian Foreign Minister Samuel Lewis and one of Cuba’s vice presidents, Ricardo Cabrisas.

Panama’s deputy minister of foreign trade, Severo Souza, who is accompanying Lewis on his visit to Cuba, described the agreement as a positive step in the constant strengthening of bilateral ties.

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