From Cuban news agency Prensa Latina
Nuku ó alofa, Tonga, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) King of Tonga George Tupov V expressed on Thursday his sympathies for Cuba and his wishes to strengthen cooperation between both nations while receiving Cuban Ambassador Jose Luis Robaina.
The Cuban diplomat, to have his permanent venue in New Zealand, presented his credentials to the monarch as Cuba’s concurrent representative in Tonga.
In the last three weeks, Cuba has opened diplomatic concurrencies in Fiji, Samoa and now in Tonga as part of its policy to broaden relations with countries of this region, where its health cooperation is ever increasing.
During their meeting, the King and Robaina exchanged views about possibilities to strengthen bilateral cooperation, especially in health, education, sports, agriculture and human resource training.
Tupov V recalled his visit to Cuba and the pleasant impression left on him by the Island’s social breakthroughs, the quality of its ballet and culture in general and its impressive achievements in public health.