HAVANA TIMES — France hopes to establish with Cuba “constructive relations in all domains,” Romain Nadal, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Prensa Latina. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is due to arrive in Havana on Saturday.
Nadal added that Latin America is one of the priorities of French foreign policy, which seeks to strengthen its ties with all countries in the region.
According to the spokesman, the visit will promote partnerships between companies of the two countries and support French companies wishing to develop projects in Cuba. At present about 60 French companies are active on the island.
During the visit of FM Fabius, the first trip to Havana by an official of that level in the past 30 years, the minister will inaugurate a UBIFRANCE office, a public institution to support the international development of French firms.