The Cuban President extended his warm congratulations to Borek on the “historic popular victory”.
The Cuban authorities welcome the election of Gabriel Borek as president of Chile. (Photo: EFE)
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has endorsed his country’s will to expand relations with Chile, after Gabriel Borek’s election victory.
The Head of State, through his official account on Twitter, expressed his interest in strengthening cooperation between the two peoples and the two governments.
Similarly, Diaz-Canel sent his heartfelt congratulations to Borek on the “Historic People’s Victory”.
congratulations Tweet embed For his election as President of Chile in a historic popular victory. We endorse the will to expand bilateral relations and cooperation between the two peoples and the two governments. https://t.co/JFkJ57YetR
– Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez (DiazCanelB) December 19 2021
Also on this day, Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero congratulated the president-elect and reiterated Havana’s desire to expand bilateral relations.
The left-wing coalition candidate I Agree with Dignity became the South American nation’s youngest-elected president, winning the second round of elections on Sunday.
Borek, 35, won by more than 11 points over his far-right rival Jose Antonio Caste of the Christian Social Front.
He was born on February 11, 1986 in the southern city of Punta Arenas, in the Magallanes region and in the Chilean Antarctic.
His government’s program plans to modernize and strengthen the state, change the current pension system, raise taxes on the richest, and ensure a comprehensive health system.
Restoring employment opportunities, especially for women and youth, forgiveness of educational debts, and support for small and medium-sized enterprises are also priorities.
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