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Cuban diplomat signs book of condolences for Iranian martyrs

Beirut, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Cuban mission in Lebanon, Jorge Leon, signed on Wednesday the book of condolences opened at the Iranian Embassy for the death of President Ebrahim Raisi and some of his government members.

According to a Prensa Latina’s press release, the Cuban diplomat acknowledged the Iranian leader’s contribution to the development and strengthening of ties of friendship and cooperation between the two nations.

Likewise, Leon expressed solidarity with the Government and the people of the Islamic Republic, extended to the families and friends of the deceased ‘whom we accompany in these difficult moments with the conviction that Iran will recover and move forward.’

President Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and other officials perished in a helicopter crash on May 19.