The Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated his new counterpart from Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, who surpassed the hitherto president of the South American country Mauricio Macri.
Alberto Fernandez is the new President of Argentina. Congratulations from Cuba to Alberto and Cristina. The Argentine people have defeated neoliberalism. #SomosCuba #SomosContinuidad, Diaz-Canel wrote on his Twitter account.
Congratulations dear Cristina and also for Alberto from #Cuba. The Great Homeland is celebrating. # VamosPorMas, he added.
The candidate for the Frente de Todos and his formula partner, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, reached 48.03% of the votes against 40.44 of Macri, according to the website of the Argentina´s National Electoral Chamber.
Fernandez will be from next December 10 the ninth president after the return to democracy in Argentina, in 1983.
In his own words, his mission will be to «stand up his country.» (Taken from Cuban News Agency)