Havana, May 28 Miguel Diaz-Canel BermudezThe First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party and the President of the Republic congratulated the Syrian President today Bashar al-Asad, Who came out Re-elected to office With 95.1 percent of the vote.
In his message on Twitter, the Cuban head of state endorsed the deep friendship and solidarity between the two peoples and governments.
# Cuba congratulates President Bashar Al-Assad of Syria on his re-election. We endorse the deep friendship and solidarity between our peoples and our governments, “the president wrote.
On Friday, the Syrian People’s Assembly announced the victory of Bashar al-Assad in the presidential elections, with the support of 13 million 540 thousand 860 Syrian citizens, out of 14 million 239 thousand 140 who exercised their right to vote.
According to Prensa Latina, after the announcement, hundreds of thousands of citizens and supporters of the president filled the streets and squares of major cities and towns to celebrate the victory.
The constitution of that country, which was approved in a referendum in 2012, sets the presidential term to seven years, and the president can be elected for only two consecutive terms.
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