MINSK, 26 July (BelTA) - Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel as the country celebrates Day of the National Rebellion, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“Your country's course of development relying on high principles proclaimed by the Cuban revolution continues to inspire millions of people all over the world,” the message of greetings reads.
Aleksandr Lukashenko expressed full solidarity with Cuba in the defense of independence and sovereignty of the state, in efforts against external pressure and interference. “Belarus will always be a reliable ally of the Cuban people on this complicated path,” the president stressed.
The head of state remarked that the Belarusian-Cuban political dialogue relies on mutual trust and understanding, and the traditional strategic partnership between Minsk and Havana is an example of building international relations regardless of the geographical distance.
“Joint efforts of our governments to intensify the trade and economic, scientific and technical cooperation has a significant potential and fully meets the national interests of the two countries,” the Belarusian leader said.
Aleksandr Lukashenko wished the president of Cuba strong health and every success in reaching noble goals to enhance state foundations, promote sustainable development of the country. He also wished Cuban people wellbeing, peace and social accord.
The head of state also sent greetings to Raul Castro Ruz. “This day has become a symbol of the aspiration of the Cuban nation to protect their own dignity and the right to build their lives independently. Such values remain important today. Cuba is fully committed to the policy of unconditional protection of the state sovereignty and independence,” the president stressed.