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Cuban Parliament is willing to reinforce ties with South Africa

Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Assembly of People's Power (parliament) of Cuba, Esteban Lazo, reiterated today the willingness to strengthen inter-parliamentary relations with South Africa, on the occasion of the commemoration of Independence Day of the African country.

On the social network X, Lazo, also president of the Council of State, sent congratulations to the South African people, Government, and Parliament on behalf of the island’s deputies and in his behalf.

The Cuban Foreign Ministry also sent in X congratulations to South Africa and ratified the will to continue strengthening the relations of friendship and brotherhood that unite both nations.

On April 27, 1994, South Africans voted in the first post-apartheid multiracial elections that gave victory to the African National Congress (ANC) which brought Nelson Mandela to power, the country’s first black president.