The Ambassador of Cuba in Sweden, Alba Soto Pimentel, held a meeting with Ambassador Veronika Wand-Danielsson, Director of America in the Swedish Foreign Ministry. During the conversation, topics of interest to both parties were discussed; linked to the current situation of bilateral relations, the ties between Cuba and the European Union within the framework of the Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement, as well as the international situation.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Kingdom of Sweden Alba B. Soto Pimentel, presented her credentials to the Chief of Protocol of the Swedish Foreign Ministry Ambassador Maria Christina Lundqvist.
Following the regulations established by the Swedish authorities due to the pandemic, the Swedish counterpart subsequently sent the credentials to the Royal Palace to receive confirmation from the Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf.
"In the second half of the year, we will be able to immunise the entire population, and also provide doses to the countries that require it," says director of Science and Innovation at Cuban state company BioCubaFarma, Rolando Pérez Rodríguez, interviewed here by Pagina 12.
A few days after starting the last phase of the clinical trial of Soberana 02, which has all the cards to be the first fully developed vaccine in Latin America, the Cuban scientific community confirmed that it expects a production of 100 million doses for this year.
Statement of Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs in the 46th Session of the Human Rights Council.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the grave problems and colossal challenges human kind was already faced with and exposed new threats, including the frailty of health care systems. The promotion, protection and respect of the right to health are particularly relevant in the current context.