Declaration of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On March 13, the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland requested permission from the Cuban authorities to dock the MS Braemar cruise ship, of Fred Olsen Shipping Line, in a Cuban port, with a small number of travellers infected with the new coronavirus (SARS CoV 2 / Covid-19), as well as their repatriation by air.
The new Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Bárbara Elena Montalvo Álvarez, presented her credentials to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, at midday, March 4th.
During the ceremony, the Cuban diplomat conveyed greetings from the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to Her Majesty. Likewise, the Ambassador evoked memorable moments in history shared by both Nations and expressed her commitment to work for the continued development of bilateral relations.