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President Díaz-Canel sends letter to UN Secretary-General

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Seventy-five years after the member states of this organization signed the United Nations Charter, strict adherence to its purposes and principles, to international law and the preservation of multilateralism are more important than ever. “The moment and common sense demand that the international community set aside political differences and seek joint solutions to global problems through international cooperation”

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Since when has Cuba supported the Palestinian cause?

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Cuba was one of the 13 countries that opposed the division of the Palestinian territory in the recently created United Nations Organization, back in 1947. “I should like to explain very briefly why the Cuban delegation feels bound to vote against the plan for the partition of Palestine recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee,” stated Dr. Ernesto Dihigo, in November that year, at the second session of the UN General Assembly.

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Cuban Foreign Minister meets with U.S. Secretary of State


On Tuesday, September 26, following a proposal from Cuba, the island’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at the State Department, Washington.

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Cuba will never accept any preconditions or impositions


Speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, during the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. STATEMENT BY H.E. Mr. BRUNO RODRÍGUEZ PARRILLA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA, AT THE SEVENTY SECOND SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY. NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017.

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Regional leaders call for an end to the U.S. blockade at the UN

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The call for an end to the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States was heard in the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly, whose General Debate opened on Tuesday, September 19.

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Development to offset migration

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On March 10, at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Cuba called to guarantee the full realization of the right to development, in order to counterbalance migratory movement worldwide. The island’s representative Luis Alberto Amorós noted that in order to analyze the issue in depth, it is important to address the causes which lead millions of people to migrate every year, sometimes risking their lives, in search of greater well-being.

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Cuba calls for multilateral response to terrorism

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In an open debate between the 15 members of the body regarding terrorist threats to civil infrastructure, Cuba’s permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez noted that Havana supports the adoption of a general agreement on this scourge and the holding of a global conference to work toward these types of responses.

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Cuba supports fight against racism, discrimination and xenophobia


On Wednesday, September 28, Cuba ratified its willingness to support the international struggle against racism, discrimination, xenophobia and all related forms of intolerance, during the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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UN Urges Universal Ratification of Chemical Weapons Convention


United Nations, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations confirmed today the importance of universal ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention, issuing a message to mark the day for remembering the victims of those devices, weapons it described as morally repellent.

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Grenada Recovers Vote at the UN


George, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Grenada announced cancellation of its debt with the United Nations (UN) with which it has recovered its right to vote there, reported the CMC Caribbean agency today. This country, along with St. Lucia and Dominica, was among the three Caribbean nations in arrears with the U.N.