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Russia to provide 38 mln euro credit to Cuba in military technical cooperation line

The Cuban delegation is expected to arrive in two weeks to agree on the details

MOSCOW, November 2. /TASS/. Russia may provide a 38 mln euro credit to Cuba in the military technical cooperation line, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Friday.

"There are unapproved parts that remain to be agreed, the Cubans plan to come here with a professional delegation in the near future and I think the agreement will be signed during that visit. The Cuban delegation that will be involved in expansion of military technical cooperation intends to arrive in two weeks," he said, adding that the credit is worth 38 mln euro.

The talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Cuba’s Council of State and Council of Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez in the Kremlin had a limited and an extended format involving delegations. The Russian delegation at the talks included Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, Kremlin Aide Yuri Ushakov, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov and Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak.