MOSCOW, November 16. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez next week, Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed on Wednesday.
"Yes, this is true. We are waiting for President Bermudez to visit Moscow. Contacts between the two heads of state are being prepared," Peskov said.
The Kremlin spokesman described the visit as "very important."
"Cuba is our very important partner. There is a great deal worth talking about," he added.
Earlier, the Cuban Embassy in Moscow broke the news there were plans for the Cuban president’s visit to Russia for talks with President Putin and the opening of a monument to Fidel Castro. The opening of the monument to the leader of the Cuban revolution will take place on November 22. The Cuban presidential delegation will arrive in Moscow a couple of days earlier, the embassy said.
The monument to Castro will be unveiled in the same-name square in Moscow's Sokol neighborhood.