|Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Messages to First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz and Newly-elected President Miguel Diaz-Canel of Cuba|
On October 10, 2019, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and President Xi Jinping sent congratulatory messages to First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz and newly-elected President Miguel Diaz-Canel of Cuba respectively on Cuba's success in holding an Extraordinary Session of the 9th National Assembly of People's Power and electing President of Cuba.
In the congratulatory message, Xi Jinping pointed out, for more than half a century, the peoples of China and Cuba have forged a profound friendship. The two countries have become good friends, good partners and good brothers who treat each other with sincerity and mutual trust and share a common destiny.
Xi Jinping stressed, I attach great importance to the development of China-Cuba relations and am willing to maintain close communication with First Secretary Raul Castro Ruz to jointly write a new chapter of China-Cuba friendship in the new era. I am ready to make joint efforts with President Miguel Diaz-Canel to continuously expand the breadth and depth of bilateral cooperation and push for steady and sustained development of bilateral relations.