Pretoria - The Embassy of Cuba in South Africa today commended the Communist Party for its struggle in favor of workers'' rights and social justice, as well as its solidarity with the oppressed in the world.
In a congratulatory message on the occasion of the 98th anniversary of the creation of this organization, the diplomatic mission appreciates the 'firm and permanent solidarity with the Cuban Revolution and its strong rejection of the criminal and illegal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for 60 years'.
It also highlights the support of the South African communists to the legitimate demand of that Caribbean nation to be given back the territory of Guantanamo illegally occupied by the US military base for more than a century.
Cuba appreciates the solidarity and support of the Communist Party, particularly in the current context in which the Cuban people face an irrational escalation of the blockade and hostility and aggression of the US government, with the objective of suffocating our country and achieving a regime change in the Island, add the message.
He underlines that those attempts by the government of President Donald Trump will fail, as will those of 11 administrations that preceded him in the White House.
Founded in 1921 and the first of Leninist Marxist orientation in the African continent, the Communist Party of South Africa has been part of the government alliance that leads the African National Congress and also integrates the Congress of Trade Unions of this country (Cosatu).
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