On February 20-25, First Secretary of the Embassy of Cuba to the United States, Miguel Fraga, visited the State of Montana.
During his stay, the Cuban diplomat was received in the State Capitol by Governor Steve Bullock where they had a cordial meeting. The Cuban official also met with Montana Secretary of State, Corey Stapleton and Montana Attorney General, Tim Fox. In the headquarters of the legislature, on the floor of Montana House of Representatives, Member of Parliament Jenny Eck pronounced the welcoming remarks to the visitor as she highlighted his position of representative of the Cuban people.
Subsequently, he met with republican and democratic leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Another meeting of interest was held with the Federal Senator Jon Tester, who reaffirmed his support to the relations between Cuba and the United States.
As part of his tour, Miguel Fraga participated in several events, including his presentations on the Cuban-US bilateral relations in Montana State University, the city of Bozeman, and in the Holter Museum in Helena, capital city of the State. Those events were attended by roughly 800 persons. The Cuban representative also held a meeting with Waded Cruzado, President of Montana State University. The Mayor of Bozeman, Carson Taylor and the Commissioner of Lewis and Clark county, Andy Hunthausen, presented the visitor with two welcoming proclamations.
During his stay in Montana, the Cuban diplomat thanked the support manifested by the State authorities to the new momentum in the bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States and reaffirmed that the respectful ties between both countries are the path to follow for the benefit of both peoples.