Articles of Bruno Rodríguez

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Cuba maintains firm commitment to the defense of peace and multilateralism

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“In 2020, Cuba will maintain its firm commitment to the defense of peace, multilateralism, strengthening of the UN, and strict adherence to international law and the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter,” Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez stated on Twitter.

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Serious escalation in the Middle East condemned

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla strongly condemned the U.S. bombing Friday in areas near Baghdad airport and the use of missiles for targeted assassinations.

For their part, the heads of Russia and China’s diplomacy, Sergey Lavrov and Wang Yi, respectively, rejected the U.S. attacks in Iraq, and declared their support for efforts to reduce tensions in the region. In a statement published by Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, Venezuela expressed its firm condemnation, stating, “This is an action that clearly raises tensions in the region, without any basis in international law.”

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Cuban foreign minister optimistic on future of U.S. – Cuba relations

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Cuba’s foreign minister said Tuesday that he believes improvements in relations with the United States are irreversible despite the Trump administration’s hardening of the embargo on the island.
Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla told The Associated Press that while the U.S. administration has cut off most communication with Cuba and is trying to pressure the communist government by restricting the flow of oil, progress made under former U.S. President Barack Obama has not been undone.

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Second Cuba-European Union Joint Council held in Havana

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Held on September 9 was the second Cuba-European Union Joint Council, chaired by Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union, Her Excellency Mrs. Federica Mogherini.

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Díaz-Canel receives Canadian Foreign Minister

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The President of Cuba´s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday August 28, received Canada’s Foreign Minister, the Honorable Christya Freeland, who is making a working visit to our country.

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Díaz-Canel receives former President of Argentina

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The President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday afternoon, received the former President and Senator of the Argentine Republic, Cristina Fernández, who is making a private visit to our country.

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Cuban Foreing Ministry strongly rejec discrepetful interference by State Department

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba strongly rejects the disrespectful statement issued by the US State Department, attributed to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, which intends to question the constitutional referendum that was freely and sovereignly held by all Cubans on February 24 last.

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Thank you, to the Cuban people, for never surrendering

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Yesterday, for the consecutive 27th time, the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly supported Cuba’s resolution demanding an end to the U.S. blockade, 189 in favor, with two against, no abstentions. Granma publishes a 1994 statement by Fidel on the occasion

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The world condemns U.S. blockade of Cuba in the United Nations

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Foreign Minister Rodriguez began his presentation of the resolution shortly before 11:00am, following the interventions of a number of representatives who called for an end to the blockade, including those from Myanmar, Equatorial Guinea, and Grenada.

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The blockade: Not only unjust, but also illegal

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The people of Cuba have lived, for more than half a century, under the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States, and are marked by this punishment for their “deadly sin.” From the oldest to the youngest, the entire population has suffered its consequences. Many have felt its effects first hand, many others do not perceive it directly.