Russian leader Vladimir Putin congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election as First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba.
In a congratulatory telegram published on the Kremlin’s website, the President of the Russian Federation noted that the decision of the party congress confirms the high political authority of Bermudez and testifies to the recognition of his services to the state.
Putin also expressed the hope that joint efforts will ensure the further development of constructive bilateral dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation in all areas. He also congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his birthday.
We will remind, earlier it became known that the delegates of the VIII Congress of the ruling Communist Party of Cuba elected the first secretary of the Central Committee of the President of the country Miguel Diaz-Canel. Meanwhile, the former first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro, said that he would not accept offers to remain in the highest bodies of the party organization, but continues to be a “fighter of the Revolution.”