OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

CUBA, August 31, 2016.- The Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba, Gladys Bejerano Portela, a vice president of the Council of State, signed the Book of Condolence opened at the Embassy of the Italy this Tuesday, August 30, following the devastating earthquake that struck the country on August 24, causing hundreds of deaths and significant material damages.

On behalf of the government and people of Cuba, the Vice President expressed heartfelt condolences and conveyed a message of solidarity to the government and people of Italy, extended to the families of the victims.

The Cuban official was accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra Díaz.