Immense signs of solidarity towards the Cuban people.

Immense signs of solidarity towards the Cuban people.

HAVANA, Cuba.- Messages of solidarity continue to arrive in Cuba from all over the world, following the fateful air crash last Friday, in which more than 100 people lost their lives.

Among the first messages to reach Cuba here was that of the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, who asked for strength and peace for the relatives of the deceased in this moment of pain. You have our support, he said through Twitter.

Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, offered condolences to the Cuban people, to brother Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, and especially to the families of the passengers and crew.

Russian President Vladimir Putin also conveyed words of condolences and support to the family members and close relatives of the deceased, and wished early recovery to all who survived the catastrophe.

Immense Solidarity towards the Cuban people

More than 48 hours after the fatal event, diverse and new voices continue supporting the Cuban people, and especially the relatives of the victims.

The Secretary General of UN, Antonio Guterres, conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the victims´ families, the people and the Government of Cuba. This is a difficult time of national mourning, he said in a communiqué disseminated by the Office of his spokesman.

The Chilean Government stated in a statement its accompaniment to the Caribbean island because of the accident of the ship that was rushed ashore shortly after takeoff.

In addition, expressions of pain also came on behalf of the Canadian Government, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and the head of the Progressive Socialist Party of Lebanon, Walid Jumblat.

Japanese Chancellor Expresses Condolences for Air Crash strong Cuba

Japan’s Foreign Minister, Taro Kono, expressed his condolences and sorrow to the relatives of the victims of the plane crash that took place in Cuba last Friday.

On the website of the Japanese Chancellery, in a message addressed to his counterpart Bruno Rodriguez, Kono expressed his desire of a promptly recover for the three survivors of the disaster occurred in the vicinity of Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, where 110 people died.

I express my condolences to the victims and families in mourning, and I pray that the wounded people will recover as soon as possible, the Japanese Minister’s message underlines.

One hundred and thirteen people were in the plane, which covered the Havana-Holguin route. They were 102 Cubans, six Mexican crew, two Argentine tourists and one Mexican, and two Sahrawis resident in Cuba.