Iranian First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi felicitated Cuban President Raul Castro on the 50th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban revolution.
Rahimi, in his message to the first Vice President of Cuba’s Council of State, Jose Ram?n Machado Ventura, congratulated Castro, the Cuban cabinet and officials on the 50th anniversary of the victory of the country’s revolution.
He further expressed the hope that the two countries would expand ties in all spheres.
On December 13, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez announced that Cuban President Raul Castro, who has on many occasions lauded Iran’s campaign against imperialism, is scheduled to visit Tehran next year.
The Cuban president is expected to pay an official visit to Iran next year, Rodriguez said in a meeting with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Ali Asqar Khaji in Havana.
He also said that his country fully backs the Islamic Republic of Iran at mutual, regional and international levels.