On Twitter, the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party and President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, welcomed López Obrador and pointed out that “His visit will strengthen the bonds of friendship between our countries, which are already close because they overcome time and challenges to settle in the soul of our peoples».

He was also interested in the current situation in the country after the tragic accident at the Saratoga Hotel, which left several injured and dead.

The Cuban authorities and people welcomed this visit and have appreciated his call to lift the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against the Island.

As part of his agenda, the distinguished visitor will hold official talks with President Díaz-Canel; and do other activities.

This Sunday, at 10:00 a.m., the Floral Offering ceremony took place in front of the Monument to the National Hero “José Martí”, in the Plaza de la Revolución.

Meanwhile, around noon, the signing of agreements took place. The imposition of the “José Martí” Order on the Hon. Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States, also takes place this Sunday.

Both nations maintain a strong link, especially in the areas of health, education, agriculture and sports. The links are strengthened in the framework of the celebration of 120 years of uninterrupted diplomatic relations.

Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz: Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of the Republic of Cuba who was also part of the meeting held with the Mexican president, expressed on his official Twitter account:

Visit President #Mexico Andres Manuel López Obrador to #Cuba ratifies historic brotherhood unites our peoples. Official talks deepened bilateral cooperation. AMLO ratified rejection of the #USA blockade and solidarity with our country. #NoMasBloqueo @MINCEX_CUBA

Yesterday afternoon, the President of Mexico concluded his working visit to Cuba, which concludes with his sincere gratitude “Thanks to the generous, supportive and exemplary people of Cuba. I have never bet nor will I bet on the failure of the Cuban Revolution¨