EL NUEV DIARIO, SANTO SANTO DOMINGO.- The Secretary General of the United Left Movement of the Dominican Republic, Miguel Mejía, was received this Saturday by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who spoke about regional politics as well as the traditional bonds of friendship and cooperation between political organizations who represent both.
The Cuban head of state is also first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and recognized in the Dominican political leader his enduring solidarity with the people and government of his country, for which he expressed his gratitude.
He stressed that the United Left Movement, MIU, maintains a positive relationship with the Cuban Communist Party, based on cooperation and dialogue.
The Secretary General of MIU firmly rejected the blockade against the Cuban people and congratulated President Díaz-Canel and the Cuban Revolution on the 69th anniversary of the attacks in Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. At the meeting, the Cuban President highlighted the gestures of those in the Dominican Republic who subscribe to the position of respect and solidarity towards the Cuban people.
Both the Secretary General of MIU, Miguel Mejía, and the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, stressed the importance of continuing the work of political and cultural organizations, through the Assembly of Caribbean Peoples and the Sao Paulo Forum, in building unity in Diversity.
The need to consolidate the mechanisms for Latin American and Caribbean integration was also discussed.
At the end of the meeting, the Secretary General of the United Left thanked the Cuban leader for the meeting held, which will strengthen the traditional links between the organization he heads and the Cuban Communist Party.
According to a press release, this meeting took place at the Palace of the Revolution, an emblematic and historic place from which commander Fidel Castro was dispatched and, alongside President Díaz-Canel, Bruno Rodríguez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic, and Ángel Arzuaga, was in charge of International Relations of the America Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba.