Raúl Castro Congratulates Ecuadorian President-Elect Lenín Moreno

Havana, April 5 (RHC)-- Cuban President Raúl Castro congratulated Lenín Moreno of the ruling Alianza País party for his victory in Sunday's run-off presidential election in Ecuador.
In his message, President Raúl Castro wrote: “I congratulate you on the electoral victory that will mark the beginning of a new stage of the Citizenship Revolution in Ecuador.” 

The Cuban head of state expressed also confidence that under Lenin Moreno, Ecuador will continue promoting and defending unity and the sovereignty of regional nations and peoples.

The Cuban President reiterated Cuba’s support for the profound changes started over a decade ago by outgoing President Rafael Correa.  He said: “Cuba will accompany you with the same friendship and solidarity as always.” 

The Ecuadorian news agency Andes reported that Lenin Moreno thanked leaders and personalities from all over the world, particularly from Latin America and the Caribbean, who sent messages of congratulation and support, following his electoral win.

Other Latin American leaders, who congratulated Moreno on his win include Bolivian President Evo Morales; Salvadorian Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro, Chile's Michelle Bachelet, and former Argentine President Cristina Fernández, among others.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino


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