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Rouhani congratulates Cuban new president on his election

Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani in message on Monday congratulated Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election as Cuban president, hoping that deep and friendly bonds between the two nations will continue during his tenure.

The message read that the Iranian nation and government have always stood by the Republic of Cuba in tough times to create a secure world based on justice and moderation.

President Rouhani said he was optimistic that friendly ties between the two countries will continue during the tenure of the new Cuban president.

He also wished the new Cuban chief executive success and for the new government happiness and prosperity.

Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez replaced Raul Castro last Thursday. Castro left the presidency after 12 years in office when the National Assembly approved Diaz-Canel's nomination as the candidate for the top government position.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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