Cuban Foreign Ministry celebrates its 60th anniversary

Raul Roa Gacia, first ministry of Foreign Afdfairs on the Cuban Revolution

Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez conveyed his congratulations to all the island’s diplomats, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Congratulations to our honorable diplomats, to the workers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to the Cuban people for building, making, defending and exalting our foreign policy on the 60th anniversary of MINREX,” the President wrote on Twitter.
The ministry was founded on December 23, 1959, by a decree of the Revolutionary Government. The decree replaced the Ministry of State, a mimetic copy of the U.S. Department of State.
Raul Roa Garcia, was the first minister, and due to his extraordinary defense of the Revolution, he became known as the Foreign Ministry of Dignity.


Radio Habana Cuba