HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 28 – Bolivian President Evo Morales sent a letter on Wednesday to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to express his gratitude on behalf of his people for the solidarity received in the case of his country’s right to have access to the sea.
The letter is the reply to the one sent by Fidel Castro on Saturday to the Bolivian dignitary within the framework of the commemoration of World Oceans Day, the Prensa Latina news agency reported from La Paz, capital of that South American nation.
I have received with great joy your letter of March 23, in which you reiterate our constant support and that of your heroic people for the Bolivian right to return to the Pacific coast with sovereignty, points out the letter by Evo Morales.
We Bolivians are honored by this gesture of solidarity the millions of men and women that from Cuba tirelessly struggle for the noblest causes of mankind have accustomed us to, continues the text.
In the document, Evo Morales states that the Bolivian people have resorted to all peaceful, democratic and friendly resources possible to try to solve this issue.
Under the protection of international norms, we are presenting our legitimate demand at the International Court of The Hague, adds the letter before asserting that the Bolivian people is more united than ever and receives the solidarity and support of fraternal governments social organizations, intellectuals, artists, parliamentarians and other actors condemning this enormous injustice.
Our greatest tribute to those who heroically defended our territory since the Chilean invasion of February 14, 1879, is not to rest for even a single minute in this honorable struggle, points out the text.