Wellington, July 4th, 2019. Cuban diplomats received at the Embassy headquarters, Thomas Pope-Kerr and Nicole Ambua, young New Zealanders who will represent Cuba in the Model United Nations New Zealand, an event that counts every year with the participation of more than 200 delegates from all around Aotearoa and in this edition will take place from July 4th to 7th at Victoria University of Wellington.
During the meeting, Ambassador Mario Alzugaray shared Cuba's positions on various issues of the international agenda, highlighting the importance that our country attaches to multilateralism for the solution of global issues and challenges.
The Cuban diplomat also referred to the priority of confronting climate change, as well as the promotion of cooperation schemes on issues of social impact, which contribute to eliminate poverty and raise the quality of life in developing nations, illustrating the projects that Cuba develops with the Pacific Islands in the health sector.
The opportunity was favorable to explain the visitors about the state of relations between Cuba and the United States, offering extensive information on the escalation of the economic war against our country, with emphasis on the scope and impact of the economic, commercial and financial blockade. (Embacuba NZ)