African Union approved Resolution calling to the end of the US blockade on Cuba

Addia Ababa, 11 February 2019.  The XXXII Assembly of the African Union approved a Resolution entitled; " Resolution on the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the Republic of Cuba by the United States of America".

The text is based on the UN Resolition on the matter approved last November in New York and considers the blockade as an illegal, long standing and unjustifiable policy imposed on Cuba.

The document acknowledge te regression experienced in the Cuba-US bilateral relations and urges once again to lift the sanctions against the Caribbean country.

In the Resolution, the AU recognizes that the blockade is the main obstacle for Cuba´s implementation of UN 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and transmits the solidarity of Africa with the people of Cuba.     

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