Iran, Cuba Ink MoU to Boost Cooperation in Health, Medicine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – High-ranking health officials from Iran and Cuba signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a bid to promote mutual cooperation in various areas of health and medicine.

Iran, Cuba Ink MoU to Boost Cooperation in Health, Medicine

The agreement was signed by Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran and Ministry of Public Health of Cuba during a ceremony in Havana on Monday with President Hassan Rouhani and his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, in attendance.

Before the signing ceremony, the two countries’ delegations exchanged views about issues of mutual interest and ways to deepen Tehran-Havana relations in all spheres.

The Iranian president is in Cuba following his official visit to Venezuela, where he participated in the 17th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

President Rouhani will later travel to New York to attend the 71st Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

In addition to an address to the UNGA, the president is scheduled to hold several meetings with top foreign officials, religious leaders and political elites in New York.

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