Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba condemns, in the strongest and most absolute terms, the fraudulent designation of Cuba as a State that sponsors terrorism which, in a cynical and hypocritical move, has been announced by the government of the United States.
Vienna, December 29, 2020. The Austria-Cuba Friendship Association (OKG) published the latest edition of its biannual magazine “Cuba Sí”, dedicated to promoting the Cuban reality in the European country.
In this edition, the magazine's central themes are the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, the battle waged by Cuba against Covid-19 and the enjoyment of human rights on the Island.
The world now faces a highly complex international scenario, where multilateralism and international cooperation, which are the only instruments to promote common goals and find solutions to our collective problems, are undermined by the aggressive and unilateral behavior of some countries.
Cuba rejects the imposition of unilateral coercive measures against any country, which are incompatible with International Law, harm the peoples and contravene the foundations of the multilateral system.
The Cuban delegation congratulates you on your recent election as President of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Cuba appreciates the presentation of the GOV / 2020/44 report by the Deputy Director General, Mr. Dazhu Yang, detailing the Agency's technical cooperation program for 2021 and requesting approval of the funds necessary to carry it out.
Regarding what is stated in the Report, Cuba presents the following considerations: