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Commentary by the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus in connection with the man-made disaster in the Cuban province of Matanzas

08 August 2022


Belarus deeply sympathizes with the people of fraternal Cuba in connection with the emergency situation that arose as a result of a lightning strike on the oil storage in the city of Matanzas.

We sincerely condole with the families and friends of those killed in the fight against the fiery element, we wish a speedy recovery to those injured as a result of this incident.

We express our full support for the actions of the Cuban authorities aimed at eliminating the large-scale fire at this facility as soon as possible.

We are convinced that the heroic Cuban people will courageously overcome the trials that have befallen them, including by enlisting international support and the help of their loyal allies, among which is the Republic of Belarus.



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