HAVANA, 5 July President Vladimir Putin will next week start an important Latin America visit that will take him to Brazil , Argentina and Cuba as he seeks to counter the growing international isolation through the Ukraine disaster in Russia.
La Habana has sided in the struggle with its old friend Russia. Putin along with his Cuban hosts are expected to discuss cooperation in air travel, electricity, transportation, area and wellbeing, the Kremlin stated.
Forward of the visit, Russian parliament voted on Friday to write-off 90 percent of Cuba’s Soviet-era debt of over $35 million (26 billion pounds) and said the rest would be earmarked for investment jobs. With Leader Cristina Kirchner, Putin may travel to Argentina for power and trade talks from Cuba, before moving on into a summit of underdeveloped countries in Brazil’s group.
On the sidelines of the summit, Putin is expected to meet with leaders of Southern Africa, India and China, the Kremlin stated. The high-light of the trip’s final leg will be a hand over ceremony at the end of the World Cup finals, where Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff may pass on obligation for the championship event.
Russian Federation has pledged to invest billions of dollars on infrastructure and stadiums for the championship and will sponsor the soccer extravaganza. The strongman may also satisfy Brazilian business people as he seeks investment for his country’s embattled market.