Havana, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The commemoration of the Day of the Cuban Foreign Service Martyrs salutes on Friday the several attacks to the diplomatic staff and facilities, promoted by the US hostile policy.
On September 11, 1980, diplomat Felix Garcia, accredited to the United Nations, was shot dead by a confessed Cuban terrorist in New York City.
Four decades later, the date recalls a long list of actions against the Cuban diplomatic officials.
On occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel praised the dedication of those who are facing the US policies against Cuba, ‘not only in the diplomatic field, but especially on it.’
After commemorating the tribute to Cuban diplomats Jesus Cejas and Crescencio Galañena, murdered in Argentina in August 1976 victims of the Operation Condor, the president praised the victims of state terrorism for their ideals.
According to official figures, more than 1,500 Cubans have been direct victims of state terrorism in several parts of the world.