Cuba Receives Messages of Congratulations- Russia’s Vladimir Putin congratulated Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Army General Raul Castro and the people of Cuba for the 63rd anniversary of the triumph of the Socialist Revolution to be marked January 1st. (ACN)
According to the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Putin wished happy year’s end festivities and prosperity for the year 2022 for the Cuban people and he went on to stressed the development of bilateral relations between Moscow and Havana calling it an Integral Strategic Association.
Moscow and Havana are currently expanding promising bilateral projects in areas such as science, economy, technology and trade, said Putting and expressed his will to keep working with Cuba in issues contained on the bilateral and international agendas in the benefit of the two nations.
Other congratulation messages came from countries and organizations friends of the island, like the Egypt-Cuba Friendship Association which also passed its letter on the anniversary and condemning the US hostile policy against the Cuban people. “We reiterate our solidarity with the people of Cuba in the defense of their decisions and those of their independent and sovereign state,” read the message addressed to Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
Similarly, the government of Yemen sent a message marking the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Yemen’s ambassador in Havana Mohamed Saleh Nasher acknowledged the efforts by the Cuban people to overcome the challenges posed during 2021 marked by the pandemic and the strengthening of US coercive measures against the island nation.
The diplomat said that Yemen will continue to support Cuba next year against any new challenges and will jointly celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations.
Havana, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed gratitude on Saturday for numerous messages of congratulations sent to the government and people of Cuba on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution.
Diaz-Canel, who is also the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), stressed on Twitter that “this beautiful work founded by Fidel and Raul (Castro) is still standing and in a constant battle. A revolutionary hug.”
He tweeted, “Thanks to the friends of the world who have sent us congratulations on the occasion of January 1, the day of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution.”
Numerous governments, international authorities and groups of friends of Cuba have sent messages on the occasion of 63 years since the triumph of the Revolution led by Fidel Castro on January 1, 1959.
The day before, in a message at the end of 2021, Diaz-Canel pointed out that 2021 was a year of losses and hard learnings, but also of victories, and called “to embark on the New Year’s path together, with optimism and joy.”
He affirmed that “each and everyone together can do better” and pointed out that “the great pending challenge is economic recovery, which will only be possible if we keep COVID-19 at bay and take advantage of everything that the country has transformed in search of efficiency.”
The president added, “There is no indication that the US blockade will end. Everything will depend on us and our own strength. Let’s try again that it can be done! Let’s make the impossible possible!”
Paris, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The UNESCO on Saturday greeted the Cuban Government and people on the 63rd anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, and acknowledged Cuba’s commitment to the agency’s ideals.
Our warmest congratulations on the occasion of the anniversary of your country’s national holiday, this January 1, Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations Firmin Edouard Matoko said on behalf of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in a message sent to Cuban Permanent Representative to UNESCO Yahima Esquivel.
The official expressed the desire to strengthen the ties that have always existed between Cuba and the 193-member-State agency specialized in education, science and culture, for mutual benefit.
In that sense, he reiterated UNESCO’s availability to contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and multilateralism, especially in the context of the current health and economic crisis caused by Covid-19.
Matoko mentioned Cuba’s outstanding participation in the multilateral agency through its Permanent Delegation at the headquarters in Paris, the Cuban National Commission for UNESCO and the Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Havana.