Cuba Reiterates Support for Venezuela against US Sanctions

Havana, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday has reiterated Cuba’s support for Venezuela despite newer and hasher sanctions imposed by Washington against the island.

We will continue supporting the Bolivarian Revolution without submitting to the US-applied unilateral measures violating International Law, the president posted on his Twitter account @DiazCanelB.

Diaz-Canel added a link to an article on the issue published on Cubadebate website.

On Wednesday, the US Department of the Treasury placed Cubametales company on its unilateral list of enterprises sanctioned for maintaining economic ties with Venezuela, particularly importing oil.

According to the US government, Cuba continues to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Defense, Intelligence and Security Assistance in exchange for that oil. President Donald Trump and his top advisers have called Cuban doctors providing services in Venezuela soldiers.

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