Report under Agenda item 74/7 of the United Nations General Assembly entitled “Necessity of Ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” The US government, in an unprecedented and extreme way, has tightened the blockade against Cuba, taking advantage of the terrible conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The blockade has always been a criminal and genocidal act, as established by the Geneva Convention of 1948.
“The total elimination of nuclear weapons should be the top priority in the area of disarmament”.
Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons. October 2, 2020.
Mr. Secretary General;