Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, confirmed on Monday that President Miguel Díaz-Canel will be heading the Cuban delegation to attend the inauguration of Nicolas Maduro and reiterated Cuba’s support to Venezuela and “its legitimately elected government”.

On his Twitter account, Rodriguez wrote, “President @DiazCanelB will travel to #Caracas within the next few days heading the Cuban delegation that will attend the inauguration of comrade @NicolasMaduro. #Cuba reiterates its support to #Venezuela and its legitimately elected government. Sunday, January 5, Rodriguez tweeted, “We reiterate our unwavering support to Venezuela and reject the recent interventionist statements and actions against this sister nation. We wish every success to President Nicolas Maduro in a new term”.

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