The head of the Spanish government, Mariano Rajoy, today congratulated the recently appointed Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, whom he wished success in his new responsibility, and highlighted the relations between the two countries.
President of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino), Panamanian deputy Elías Castillo, congratulated Cuba's new president Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.
Russian president Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Friday with the first secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Raúl Castro, and with Cuba's new president Miguel Díaz-Canel, whom he offered assistance to implement the country's set economic and social development programs.
The fact that today Cuba has a new President is not only the result of an electoral process. There is a great deal of responsibility, and symbolism. in this transition from one historical generation to another which was not forged in the Sierra or on the plains in the hard-won victory, but one that has risen to the occasion to preserve the victory, without losing the way, to found, transform, triumph...
The Casa de las Américas prize-winning poet Hildebrando Pérez Grande noted that Cuba will continue to be an example of sovereignty and dignity after the election of Miguel Díaz-Canel as the Cuban president, demonstrating a legitimate expression of the people's will.
Following the inauguration of Miguel Díaz-Canel as President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, the Army General took to the floor to close the second plenary session of the new National Assembly of People's Power
Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez was nominated by the National People´s Power Assembly (parliament) to be the new President of Cuba for a five-year period.
The Cuban Parliament is electing Wednesday following the inauguration of the 9th Legislature the nation''s President and the other members of the Council of State.
This Wednesday will be inaugurated the Ninth Legislature of the People's Power National Assembly (parliament), based on direct elections held last November and March this year.
Lawmakers to Cuba's fifteenth Provincial Assemblies of the People's Power have taken office and elected their presidents and vice presidents, a step before National Parliament is constituted in April.