Cuba advocates global solidarity in international forums

Havana, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez advocated greater solidarity and cooperation among nations to deal with common challenges.

In his virtual speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 22, the Cuban head of State called to join forces to fight the complex epidemiological situation caused by Covid-19, and the economic crisis that will hit the developing countries.

At the world forum, Diaz-Canel explained that the impact of the pandemic goes beyond the health field and has caused anguish and despair to leaders and citizens across the world.

Two days after that UN meeting, the head of Cuban diplomacy noted the need to promote unity, solidarity and complementarity in Latin America and the Caribbean to face the common regional challenges.

During his speech at the 20th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), also held virtually, Rodriguez warned that this epidemiological crisis will cause the greatest economic contraction in the history of this geographic area.

Both leaders condemned the US unilateral coercive measures against several nations, and especially Washington’s blockade against Cuba, which the Donald Trump administration has tightened despite almost unanimous international rejection.

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