Presidente cubano sostiene conversación telefónica con Xi Jinping
The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held a fruitful and cordial telephone exchange on Thursday morning with the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, to whom he informed about the results of the 8th Party Congress and the goals set to comply with the resolutions adopted.
For his part, comrade Xi Jinping congratulated his Cuban counterpart on his election as First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party, acknowledged the historic contributions of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz and Cuba’s progress in the construction of socialism, while stating the high importance and priority he attaches to the development of bilateral ties.
Both sides referred to the transcendental celebration of the Centennial of the Chinese Communist Party on July 1st and ratified the interest in continuing to strengthen the close ties of friendship and cooperation between both peoples, parties and governments, based on deep historical roots and mutual political trust, which has been nurtured by the invaluable legacy of several generations.
Also present from the Chinese side were Wang Huning, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau and Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee; Ding Xuexiang, member of the Political Bureau and Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, Director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee; Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee; Wang Yi, member of the Central Committee, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs; Song Tao, member of the Central Committee and head of its International Liaison Department; Shen Beili, Vice Head of the International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee; and Xie Feng, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba was accompanied by Roberto Morales Ojeda, member of the Political Bureau and Secretary of Organization and Cadres Policy; Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, member of the Political Bureau and Minister of Foreign Affairs; Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Deputy Prime Minister; Ángel Arzuaga Reyes, Coordinator of the Department of International Relations of the CC PCC; and Alberto Blanco Silva, Director of Asia and Oceania of MINREX.