Cuba in Austria


The Cuban people and the international community are aware of the dishonest campaign that the government of the United States has launched since 2019 to discredit Cuba’s international medical cooperation; exert pressure on the governments that have asked for it and deprive peoples of these health services.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba denounces that, as part of that offensive, the US government has unleashed an array of pressures and blackmails against the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO).

Cuba participated in the Fifth World Conference of Presidents of Parliaments

Vienna, August 21, 2020. Cuba participated in the 5th World Conference of Presidents of Parliaments, a virtual event from August 19 to 20, organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in close coordination with the Austrian Parliament and the Organization of the United Nations (UN). The Cuban delegation that participated in the aforementioned meeting was chaired by Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People's Power of the Republic of Cuba.

Austria-Cuba Friendship Association (ÖKG) promotes campaign against the blockade

Vienna, August 4, 2020. The branches of the Austria-Cuba Friendship Association (ÖKG) in the cities of Linz and St. Pölten carried out various activities during the last week to promote the campaigns #UNBLOCKCUBA and “Cuba help us! we help Cuba! - For the end of the blockade!”.

The #UNBLOCKCUBA campaign is part of the actions of the European friendship associations with Cuba against the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba.