|Lazo Meets with Delegation of the Organization Nation of Islam
2012.09.21 - 10:01:10 / firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVANA, Cuba.- Politburo member and Vice-president of the Council of State, Esteban Lazo, met on Thursday with Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the organization Nation of Islam (NOI) in the United States, who is visiting the island as part of a tour of the Caribbean.
During the meeting, Minister Farrakhan reiterated his unconditional solidarity with the Cuban people, and his admiration and respect towards Commander in Chief Fidel Castro. He pointed out that the Revolution as always helped other nations in the world and that the moment has come for all to help Cuba.
For his part, Lazo spoke about the current situation in the Caribbean island, of the agreements reached at the 6th Congress and the 1st Conference of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), and expressed his appreciation for the sincere friendship that Minister Farrakhan and the NOI have always expressed towards Cuba.
Minister Farrakhan was accompanied by his two children, Nasir Hussain and Wallace Farrakhan, in addition to other persons on the executive of the NOI. Present in the meeting, for Cuba, were Jose Ramon Balaguer, member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the PCC and head of its Department of International Relations, as well as officials of the Central Committee of the PCC.