US Blockade against Cuba Condemned Once Again

United Nations, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela, Nicaragua, Angola, Mozambique and Timor Leste joined the countries throughout the world that deplored the US blockade against Cuba at the United Nations General Assembly.

In the sixth and last day of discussion at United Nations period of sessions, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza condemned the unilateral sanctions taken by the United States against Cuba for more than 50 years.

Meanwhile, deputy foreign minister of Nicaragua and this country representative at the United Nations Maria Rubiales described the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by USA as cruel, inhuman and criminal.

Angolan Ambassador Gaspar Ismael Martins also called for the immediate end of current sanctions against Cuba and referred to the damage caused to regular people.

The last day of the high-level meeting, which was attended by more than 110 heads of State and Government, the end of the blockade was also claimed by Uruguayan foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa, and permanent representatives Antonio Gumande, from Mozambique, and Maria Helena Pires, from Timor-Leste.

During the five-day meeting, more than 30 countries in the world expressed their viewpoint against the US blockade, Bolivia, Russia, Vietnam, Ecuador, Costa Rica, South Africa, Bahamas, Jamaica, Tanzania, El Salvador, Namibia, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Gabon and Guinea Bissau, amid them.

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