Cuban Minister of Foreign Relations visits the OPCW

28 April 2015
The Minister of Foreign Relations of Cuba, H.E. Mr Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla (left),and OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü.

The Minister of Foreign Relations of Cuba, H.E. Mr Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla (left),and OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü.

The Minister of Foreign Relations of Cuba, H.E. Mr Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, visited the OPCW today and met with the Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü.

The Minister of Foreign Relations and the Director-General discussed a number of issues related to the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). The Director-General provided an update on the OPCW’s mission to eliminate the Syrian chemical weapons programme and discussed a number of other initiatives undertaken by the OPCW in the field of national implementation, international cooperation and assistance and protection.

The Director-General also expressed appreciation to Minister Parrilla for his country’s contribution to a number of OPCW activities, including in hosting regional workshops in the area of international cooperation and assistance.

Minister Parilla expressed Cuba’s full support for the OPCW and reiterated his country’s firm commitment to ensuring the success of the Convention into the future.”
 

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