Cultural activity of the Cuban Embassy on the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Syria

Damascus,(ST)-The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Damascus held a cultural event marking the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Syria, at the Arab Cultural Center in Abu Rummaneh.

In his speech, the Cuban Ambassador in Damascus Miguel Porto Parga affirmed his country's firm and supportive stance for the Syrian people and their legitimate leadership in their war against global terrorism, considering that Syria, by confronting terrorism, is defending the peoples of the whole world.

Porto Parga referred to the depth of the historical relations between the two countries and their mutual support in international forums on issues of concern to their peoples, in addition to their common struggle against imperialist designs in defense of peace and freedom.

The Cuban ambassador pointed out that Syria and Cuba have faced hostile policies that are based on economic and commercial suffocation, considering that the struggle for independence and sovereignty is a struggle for the future and building the country and a just society.

During the celebration, a documentary film was shown that included the most important historical stages in the relations between the two countries, including visits by official delegations, in addition to the agreements signed between them, and the presentation of art paintings by the plastic artist Doaa Bastati.

The ceremony was attended by a member of the Central Command of the Arab Socialist Baath Party, Dr. Mohsen Bilal, a number of heads and representatives of Arab and foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Damascus.

Haifaa Mafalani