When discussing the results of the April 18–19 session of the National Assembly of People's Power of the Republic of Cuba, Russia’s readiness to assist the Cuban leadership in carrying out its policy of socioeconomic modernisation of the country was confirmed.
The President of Russia warmly congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election to Cuba's highest office and on his birthday. He wished him good health and success in his important work. Miguel Diaz-Canel emphasised his commitment to the policy of deepening multifaceted ties with Russia in all respects. The shared commitment to consistent implementation of bilateral projects, especially in the fields of energy and transport infrastructure, was underscored.
Vladimir Putin also expressed his sincere gratitude to Raul Castro for many years of joint work and his great personal contribution to strengthening the strategic partnership between Russia and Cuba.