Patriarch Kirill Congratulates Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on His Election as President of Cuba’s Council of the State

Source: DECR
Natalya Mihailova | 23 April 2018
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent congratulations to Mr. Miguel Diaz-Camel Bermudez on his election as President of the Council of the State of the Republic of Cuba:



Council of the State

Republic of Cuba


Your Excellency,

Please accept my sincere congratulations on your election as President of the Council of the State of the Republic of Cuba.

Having a considerable experience in operating the government and authority in the society, you have been elected to the highest national post by an absolute majority of the National Assembly of the Republic. This event has become a testimony to a high confidence that the Cuban parliament members have in your nomination.

I hope that with your election Cuba’s further progress and the fraternal relations between our nations will continue. A visible testimony to it the Russian Orthodox church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Havana.

I wish you, highly esteemed Mr. Diaz-Canel, success in your work in this lofty walk of life, and to the people of Cuba I wish peace and prosperity.


With profound respect,

+ Kirill

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

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