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US hostile rhetoric escalation

The Director General in charge of the United States Carlos Fernández de Cossío alerted that in recent months the US government has escalated its hostile rhetoric against Cuba.  “It makes use of reiterated statements from high level  officials  aimed at manufacturing pretexts that steer toward a climate of greater bilateral tension”, said the official.

He clarified that “in a very specific way, the US government attempts to defend with any resource available the unilateral policy of economic blockadeuniversally repudiated because of its criminal nature and for violating International Law.”

Raúl welcomes Díaz-Canel home from New York

Shortly after noon on Sunday, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, received the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and the official delegation that accompanied him on his trip to New York, at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.

Cuban President offers condolences to Vietnam

United States of America, september 26, 2018– On a day marked by the constant cold rain in the Big Apple, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visited the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations to offer condolences on behalf of the Cuban people and government for the recent death of President Tran Dai Quang.

Statement by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, during the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (unofficial version)

Mister Secretary-General:

It is impossible to be here, speak from this rostrum on behalf of Cuba, and not recall historic moments of the General Assembly which are also part of our dearest memories: Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Raúl Castro and the "Chancellor of Dignity", Raúl Roa, just to mention the most significant, have brought here not only the voice of our people but also the voice of other Latin American and Caribbean, African, Asian, non-aligned peoples, with whom we have shared more than half a century of struggles for a fair international order, which is still far off being attained.

Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of the Republic of Cuba, at the United Nations High Level Meeting to celebrate and promote the international day for the complete elimination of nuclear weapons. New York, September 26, 2018.

Mr. President;
Mr. Secretary General;
Distinguished Heads of Delegations;
Delegates all;

It is said that when the eminent physicist Albert Einstein was asked with what weapons a hypothetical Third War would be fought, he answered that he only knew that the Fourth would be fought with sticks and stones.

Statement by the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in the "Nelson Mandela Peace Summit”

Mrs. President:

We are so happy and take comfort in the fact that the United Nations General Assembly is convening a peace summit, and that such summit has been named after Nelson Mandela.

Less than 30 years ago, beloved Madiba was a political prisoner in the apartheid jails, serving a life sentence as a result of his noble struggle for justice and equality among all men and women in South Africa, where a white minority was subjecting the black majority to the scorn of segregation.

Statement by the Cuban Delegation in the "Nelson Mandela Peace Summit". New York, 24 September 2018.

Mrs. President:

We are so happy and take comfort in the fact that the United Nations General Assembly is convening a peace summit, and that such summit has been named after Nelson Mandela.

Less than 30 years ago, beloved Madiba was a political prisoner in the apartheid jails, serving a life sentence as a result of his noble struggle for justice and equality among all men and women in South Africa, where a white minority was subjecting the black majority to the scorn of segregation.

CUBA EXPRESSES FULL SOLIDARITY AND UNRESTRICTED SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT MADURO AND THE BOLIVARIAN AND CHAVIST REVOLUTION

The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba energetically condemns the attack made against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro Moros on Saturday, 4 August, during a military parade in Caracas on the occasion of the 81st anniversary of the founding of the Bolivarian National Guard. 

Cuba, Barbados to Strengthen Relations

BARBADOS, June 12 , 2018.- Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Sierra concluded his working visit to Barbados, of which he is very optimistic about the future of diplomatic relations between both countries.

'Cuba and Barbados have a lot to contribute to the unity of the Caribbean and Latin America; it is a very important relationship. That is why we can affirm that the future between our two nations is very promising,' Sierra told local newspaper Barbados Advocate.

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra Díaz begins visit to Guyana

GUYANA, June 12, 2018.- Deputy  Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz, begins today a work visit to Guyana as part of a tour which started last June 5th and has included several Caribbean countries. The Cuban diplomat is accompanied by the Director for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Luis Mayo Fernández.

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