Carlos Lage welcomes European MPs
Campaign News | Monday, 4 February 2008
Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage welcomed a delegation on Monday of a European Socialist parliamentary group visiting the Island, guests of the National People's Power Assembly.
In the meeting at the Ministerial Council, party president Martin Schulz explained the current main tasks of the group that includes Socialist Vice Presidents Pasqualina Napolitano and Ralf Beste.
The European Parliament members, who arrived in Havana January 31, also met with Government Minister Ricardo Cabrisas today.
According to their agenda, they visited places of economic and social interest and met with relatives of the Cuban Five anti-terrorists imprisoned in the United States.
Rene Gonzalez, Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Ramon Labañino are serving severe prison terms from 15 years to double life imprisonment for penetrating anti-Cuban groups in Florida.