IP - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and his visiting Cuban counterpart, Gerardo Penalver Portal, discussed the two countries efforts to build a multipolar world based on the principles of international law, according to the Russian foreign ministry on Monday.

Iran PressEurope: "The sides expressed readiness to move together along the path of building a multipolar world based on equality and mutual respect for states, as well as strict compliance with the norms and principles of international law," the ministry said.

The diplomats also discussed top-priority matters on the bilateral agenda and key problems on the international and regional agenda.

"The sides reiterated their mutual commitment to further strengthening Russian-Cuban cooperation in a wide spectrum of fields in the spirit of strategic partnership," it said. The diplomats confirmed their countries' firm positions on the inadmissibility of unilateral sanctions that bypass the United Nations Charter.

"The Russian side reiterated its support for Cuba's fair demands for an immediate end to the United States' trade-and-economic and financial blockade," the ministry added.


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