Havana, Cuba June 13, 2016
To Your Excellency, President of the United States Barack H. Obama
It is with deep consternation that we learn of the attacks that occurred at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, which resulted in this lamentable loss of human life and dozens of wounded people.
We would like to reach out to the government and the people of the United States of America, particularly the people who were most affected by this tragedy and the family of the victims.
Please accept our deepest condolences from the Cuban people and their government. We reiterate that Cuba unequivocally rejects and condemns all acts of terrorism and of hate, in any place, under any circumstances, regardless of the alleged motivations behind those actions.
Raúl Castro Ruz,
President of the of the Council of State and of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba