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Representatives of Cuba and Mexico signed this Tuesday, in Havana, two agreements that reinforce cooperation between both countries, in order to preserve the historical memory of their nations.

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These include the Program for Cooperation for the Conservation and Dissemination of Bibliographic Collections, and the Program for Cultural Cooperation, Preservation and Access to Digital Heritage.

They aim to encourage cultural cooperation, preservation and access to digital heritage, as well as promote the conservation, care and dissemination of the bibliographic heritage of both nations.

The institutions involved in the agreement were the Diplomatic Historical Collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States and the Documentary Management Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minrex) of Cuba and the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations (ISRI). ).

On behalf of Cuba, the director of the Minrex Documentary Management Center, Aylín Sánchez Portero, and the Rector of ISRI, Rogelio Sierra, attended.

Meanwhile, on the Mexican side, the ambassador of that country in Cuba, Miguel Ignacio Díaz Reinoso, signed, while the general director of the Diplomatic Historical Collection, Laura Beatriz Moreno, witnessed the meeting.

Díez Reinoso said that the event constitutes an important step for the consolidation of relations between Cuba and Mexico. Both agreements allow strengthening the conservation and management of the historical archives of both countries.

At the same time, the bilateral agreement also proposes training on archival work, promoting historical research and facilitating access to information.

The agreement takes place on the eve of the celebration of the thirtieth International Book Fair in Havana, to which Mexico is attending as guest of honor for the second time.

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