TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran’s President Rouhani has sent a message to Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez to offer congratulations on his election as the President of the Council of State of Cuba and expressed hope that amicable ties between the two countries continue.
President Hassan Hassan Rouhani’s message is as follows:
“In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Your Excellency Mr Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez,
President of the Council of State of Cuba,
I express my sincerest congratulations to your Excellency on your election as the President of the Council of State of Cuba.
The government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Cuba have always attempted in hard times to create a safe world based on justice and moderation and I hope these deep, amicable bonds between the two countries continue in the new government.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran”
The 57-year-old bureaucrat Díaz-Canel, was elected by the Cuban National Assembly with a vote of 603-1 on Thursday. He becomes president of the Cuban Council of State and Council of Ministers.