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Statement by the Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations.

Last 12 September, the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York, sent a communication to our Permanent Mission to the above international organization informing that two Cuban diplomatic officials had carried out activities outside their official capacity which were considered harmful to the United States.

The U.S. blockade against Cuba has a negative impact on third countries.

New York, 16 September 2019. Annually, Cuba prepares a report on the effects of the criminal and genocidal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. government against the island. The report for the period between April 2018 and March 2019 shows how relations between the two nations have been marked by the hostile policy promoted from Washington against Havana and by an increase in sanctions in the banking-financial sector, affecting Cuban entities and third parties, in clear violation of international law.

US destroys multilateralism, Cuba denounces at Fête de l'Humanité.

Paris, September 15, 2019.The US government destroys multilateralism with its aggressive policies without worrying about the consequences of its behavior, Cuban lawmaker and intellectual Abel Prieto denounced on Sunday at the Fête de l'Humanité.

During an interview with Prensa Latina, the head of the Cuban delegation to the 84th edition of the festival rejected the irresponsible position of the US at a time when the world needs less selfish approaches to the problems it faces.

The instrumentalization of the Security Council as a tool for political pressure against sovereign States must end, says Cuba.

New York, 12 September 2019. In her statement at the presentation of the Annual Report of the United Nations Security Council, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of Cuba to the international organization, expressed her concern about the unjustified expansion of the Security Council’s agenda in recent years.