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Cuba and the European Union reaffirm willingness to expand interparliamentary ties


Esteban Lazo Hernández, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power, and the deputy to the European Parliament, Massimiliano Smeriglio, ratified today in Havana the will to expand and strengthen inter-parliamentary relations. As reported by the Parliament on Twitter, the head of the Assembly exchanged with the MEP at the headquarters of the National Capitol as part of the work agenda of the Italian politician and writer. The MEP, a member of the Democratic Party in Italy, toured rooms of interest in the Capitol along with the delegation that accompanies him.

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Chinese Foreign Minister demands that the US stop hindering bilateral ties


China today demanded that the United States stop the harassment and not raise more barriers to bilateral ties, after stressing that their stable development benefits the common interests and those of the international community. According to an official statement, Foreign Minister Wang Yi made these remarks during a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The foreign minister criticized Washington for clinging to ideological prejudices and trying to curb Chinese investment with its new controls on the export and trade of machinery.

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Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla: “The world would be better without the blockade against Cuba”


Transcript of the words of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, in the presentation to the national and foreign press, of the update of the national report by virtue of resolution 75/289 of the General Assembly of the Nations Nations, entitled “Need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” (Period August 2021- February 2022)

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Natalia Kanem, Deputy Secretary General of the UN visits Cuba


Natalia Kanem, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), will visit Cuba starting today, responding to an invitation from the Cuban Government. According to the Fund’s representation on the island, during his visit, which will last until next Wednesday, he will exchange with national authorities, tour the projects developed by UNFPA in Cuba and participate in the 2022 Cuba-Health International Convention, inaugurated this Monday.

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Cuba welcomes the development of the XX Congress of the Communist Party of China


The first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, alluded today to the celebration of the XX Congress of the Communist Party of China and conveyed the best wishes for success during the conclave. From his official profile on Twitter, the president assured that the results of that meeting, considered a key event in facing current challenges and designing strategic plans for the next five years in the Asian nation, “will be a new encouragement for progressive forces worldwide.”

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Díaz-Canel: For us, Vietnam is a brother country


“We are convinced that your visit also marks a milestone in the already important relations between Cuba and Vietnam,” said the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, welcoming the Palace of the Revolution this Friday to General To Lam, Minister of Public Security

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Cuban Prime Minister received the Minister of Public Security of Vietnam


The member of the Political Bureau and Prime Minister, Manuel Marrero Cruz, received this Thursday, at the Palace of the Revolution, the Minister of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, To Lam, who is visiting Cuba, heading the a delegation from this sister country. At the meeting, the Cuban head of government recalled his recent stay in the Indochinese nation, as part of his first tour of Asia as Prime Minister.

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Cuba welcomes the reinstatement of the talks table between the Government of Colombia and the ELN


The Government of Colombia lifted the arrest warrants and suspended the notifications of international cooperation requests and Interpol alerts of the members of the peace delegation of the National Liberation Army (ELN), as well as annulled the extradition requests made to Cuba of members of said delegation who remained in our country. Faced with this

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Raúl Castro receives the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Havana

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz received this Saturday the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, who is on an official visit to Cuba. In the fraternal exchange, both leaders referred to the historic relationship that both countries have maintained since 1960, the year in which diplomatic ties were established. The Cambodian Premier recalled his visit to Cuba in 1999, when he received the José Martí Order from the hands of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.

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Cuban Foreign Minister will speak today at the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, will speak today at the high-level segment of the 77th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. On this occasion, Cuba will ratify its commitment to peace and multilateralism, in an effort to achieve a more democratic, fair and equitable international order, based on full respect for the UN Charter and International Law, the Foreign Minister recently said. Cuban on Twitter.