Gambian Foreign Minister sends messages of condolences to the Cuban government and people

Banjul, May 12th. – The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Gambia, Mamadou Tangara, sent this Wednesday two messages of condolences to Cuba for the death of comrade Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada, and for the tragic accident that occurred at the Saratoga hotel in Havana.

In one of his two notes, addressed to his counterpart on the Caribbean island, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, the head of diplomacy of this West African nation sadly laments the physical departure of Alarcón de Quesada, whom he expresses as an irreparable loss for the world, and highlights that he was a man who worked tirelessly to strengthen relations between his country and Africa.

He underlines in that text that he takes the opportunity to reiterate his commitment to the lasting friendship between both nations.

Also, in another letter addressed to his counterpart in the largest of the Antilles, Tangara conveys his sorrow and condolences, on behalf of the Gambians, to the relatives of the victims of the fatal accident that occurred last week at the Saratoga hotel in Havana.

He highlights that, in the face of such a terrible explosion, the Cuban government and people are again demonstrating their incredible resistance, and extraordinary resilience.

The Gambian Foreign Minister points out that, in these trying times, our hearts and thoughts are full of prayers so that the brothers in Cuba recover soon.