World leaders congratulate Cuba’s president for his election

Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of several nations and foreign social and political organizations congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel for his election as Cuba’s president.

Diaz-Canel was taken up the post by the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP, Parliament) in an extraordinary session held on October 10, which elected that day, by mandate of the Constitution approved in April, the highest positions of the State.

In his congratulatory message Russia’s President Vladimir Putin underscored that the Parliament’s decision shows the high political authority of the Cuban ruler.

He also assured that this expresses acknowledging Diaz-Canel’s skills in solving current tasks in the economic and social development of Cuba, according to a Kremlin statement.

Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, also congratulated Diaz-Canel and reaffirmed his willingness to expand bilateral cooperation and boost the stability of ties between the two socialist States.

Cuba’s Foreign Ministry released a message of congratulation sent by the Secretary General of the Communist Party and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.

Other authorities of Vietnam also expressed their compliments, such as the Head of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan who addressed a letter to Esteban Lazo Hernandez elected this Thursday as president of the ANPP and the Cuban State Council.

Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, deputy State minister of Vietnam, also congratulated Salvador Valdes Mesa on his election as vice president of the Republic, the VNA agency reported.

Different solidarity organizations with Cuba sent congratulatory messages to the Cuban President, who on a tweet thanked everyone who congratulated him, even through social networks.

‘I appreciate a lot your congratulations; they move, support and make grow my commitment. Together we will move forward. We will never let down trust,’ Diaz-Canel tweeted.

In his inauguration speech, Cuba’s president was grateful to those who give his helping hand to Cuba.


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