President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday ratified the Government's will to strengthen ties with Cuban émigrés. The statement was made at an emotional meeting with compatriots from the Jose Marti Association of Cuban Residents in Mexico at the Cuban Embassy in this capital.

Cuban President and First Communist Party Secretary Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez arrived on a state visit Wednesday in Mexico on the invitation of his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The Cuban head of state will attend celebrations for Mexico’s Independence Day September 16.

The Communist Party of China and the Communist Party of Vietnam, as well as the Workers' Party of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, sent messages of congratulations and solidarity to the Communist Party of Cuba, on the occasion of the beginning, this Friday, of the 8th Congress of the organization.