|Xi Jinping and Cuban Leaders Exchange Correspondence|
Recently, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping wrote a letter in reply to First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee Raul Castro Ruz and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, in which he extended gratitude to Cuban leaders for their congratulations on China's complete victory in poverty alleviation.
Xi Jinping said that China and Cuba are good friends, good comrades and good brothers. In recent years, the two countries' traditional friendship has been deepening and their friendly cooperation has undergone all-round development. In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, China and Cuba have stood together and supported each other, which has enhanced the friendship between the two countries. China will, as always, support Cuba in keeping to the path of socialism and push bilateral relations to higher levels.
Raul Castro Ruz and Miguel Diaz-Canel wrote to Xi Jinping earlier, extending warm congratulations, on behalf of the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban government and people, on China's complete victory in poverty alleviation. They spoke highly of China's remarkable achievement in eradicating extreme poverty under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Xi Jinping at its core, which has met the poverty eradication target set in the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 10 years ahead of schedule. Cuba stands ready to unswervingly deepen the two countries' friendly cooperative relations.