Posted: 09.08.2022 09:47:00

Foreign Ministry: Belarus deeply empathises with people of fraternal Cuba over man-made disaster in Matanzas

The Belarusian side deeply empathises with the people of fraternal Cuba over an emergency caused by a lightning strike on the oil storage facility in Matanzas – as reported by the Belarusian Foreign Ministry’s press service

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“We sincerely condole with the relatives and friends of those who died in the fight against the fire, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured as a result of the disaster. We express our full support for Cuban authorities’ actions aimed at eliminating the large-scale fire at this facility as soon as possible,” the message reads.

The Belarusian Foreign Ministry is convinced that the heroic Cuban people will courageously overcome the trials that have befallen them, including owing to international support and assistance of their loyal allies, among which is the Republic of Belarus.