Ireland, October 25, 2017. Members of solidarity groups, trade unions and political forces, as well as Cuban residents in Dublin and media representatives, met at Liberty Hall, headquarters of SIPTU (Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union) to condemn the criminal blockade that the United States imposes on the Cuban people for more than 50 years.
The central words of the activity were in charge of the deputy Maureen O Sullivan, who denounced the damages that the unjust and arbitrary blockade imposed by the Administration of the USA. against Cuba inflicts to the Cuban people and the obstacles it imposes on their economic and social development. With eloquent figures based his statement and she urges to continue the fight with all possible intensity until this scourge is eliminated.
Frank Connolly, communications director of SIPTU, referred to continued solidarity with Cuba and took the opportunity to dismiss on behalf of his organization and those present to the Ambassador and the Councilor of the Embassy of Cuba that they will finalize their mission in this country soon.
Ambassador Hermes Herrera thanked the solidarity of the organizations represented in the act and the Irish people for more than half a century of sustained solidarity and said that UN resolution 71/5 of the General Assembly of the United Nations "Necessity of putting an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba" will be voted again soon.(CUBAMINREX-EMBACUBA IRLANDA)