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Cuba celebrates 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

China aniversarioWith the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba; Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers; and other authorities, the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China’s founding was celebrated yesterday at Minfar headquarters in Havana.

China’s ambassador in Havana, Chen Xi, conveyed a message from the country’s President, Xi Jinping, thanking Cuba and expressing his commitment to further strengthening the historic ties shared by the two nations.

Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa insisted that “Present and future generations of the Cuban and Chinese people will preserve the valuable legacy of our friendship,” recalling the 60 years of uninterrupted diplomatic relations and cooperation the two nations have maintained.

Among the cultural performances presented at the event was one by the Cuban School of Wushu.

(Granma)

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