Cuban Regime Re-Affirms Ties With North Korea

Saturday, September 5, 2015
From Cuban state media:

Diaz-Canel Highlights Friendship Relations with DPRK

The vice president of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, highlighted here the friendship relations with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Cuban Embassy said on Saturday.

The source told Prensa Latina that Diaz-Canel, who is visiting Pyongyang, met on Friday at the Mansudae Palace of Congresses with Yang Hyong Sop, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.

Yang, who is also the vice president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, thanked Cuba for its unlimited support and solidarity for the just cause of the Korean people, in tune with all revolutionary principles and of camaraderie.

Diaz-Canel, in turn, noted that the invincible friendship relations between Cuba and the DPRK, prepared by President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il, along with comrades Fidel Castro Ruz and Raul Castro Ruz, consolidate and develop under the special attention of dear comrade Kim Jong Un.

The Cuban vice president thanked Korean officials for their warm sentiment and friendliness expressed to the delegation accompanying him.

He underlined that friendship relations between the two countries will be eternal, and stressed that the Cuban people will always be alongside the Korean people.