Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (centre) talks to Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and vice-president of the Council of State of Cuba upon his arrival at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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