(Stenographic Version – Council of State)
Heads of State and Government;
I would like to convey my sincere condolences to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas for the loss of lives and the terrible destruction caused by hurricane Dorian. I call upon the international community to mobilize resources in order to provide assistance to that country.
We thank the Excellency Mrs. Ambassador Alicia Buenrostro, for her work in leading the ORA steering group during these two fruitful years. I want to recognize your capacity in management by leading the ARCAL Presidency, and we are committed to continuing this dynamic for the benefit of the Latin American and Caribbean region.
Havana, 19 September, 2019 - The Acting Director General for Bilateral Affairs, Armando Vergara Bueno and the Director General for Bilateral Affairs, Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union and Political Director of the Federal Ministry of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Marschik, chaired the 8th Session of Political Consultations between the two countries, held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba.