Cuba and the European Union will dialogue on coercive measures

Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will denounce the effects suffered by the harshening of the US blockade, next Friday, when the second dialogue with the European Union on unilateral coercive measures, will take place, diplomatic sources said.

At the meeting in this capital, which will continue the one held in November 2018 in the city of Brussels, Belgium, delegations of the Caribbean nation and the regional bloc will analyze the imposition of unilateral coercive measures as a means of exerting political and economic pressure against the States, according to a note published on the website of the Cuban Foreign Ministry.

Participants will also address the legal and practical areas of existing legislation in the European Union to counteract the extraterritorial application of laws imposed by third countries, indicates the text that appears in Cubaminrex.

The Cuban delegation, chaired by the Director General of Multilateral Affairs and International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rodolfo Reyes, will attend this mechanism to denounce the resurgence of the U.S.blockade against Cuba.

The Cuban Foreign Ministry said that the meeting is held under the Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation concluded between Cuba and the European Union in 2016 and provisionally put into effect in 2017.

As part of this dialogue, representatives of Cuban and European civil society will exchange opinions tomorrow about the damage caused by unilateral measures, particularly in the health sector, the source said.


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