Cuba, Iran and Venezuela denounced on Wednesday in the "International Seminar on Unilateral Coercive Measures (MCU) and its Impacts" held in Vienna, the illegitimacy and illegality of these actions, for which they consider They should be discarded as an option by the international community.
A statement issued after the closing of this event indicates that in a globalized world, resorting to unilateral sanctions to punish or isolate another state "is not legitimate or legal" and adds that economic sanctions are inconsistent with human rights values.
Organized by the Permanent Missions of Cuba, Iran and Venezuela, the "International Seminar on Unilateral Coercive Measures (MCU) and its Impacts" will take place in Vienna on Thursday, June 27. .
The event will focus on the potential effects of such measures on the lives of people, including human rights. The event aims to create a space for the exchange of criteria between diplomats, academics and experts from civil society, aimed at raising awareness about the illegality and effects of unilateral sanctions, with a view to preventing, minimizing and correcting them.
In the presence of the Hero of the Republic of Cuba, Fernando González Llort, President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples (ICAP, by its Spanish initials) and Member of the National Assembly of the People´s Power, "ÖKG", the Austria-Cuba Friendship Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of its foundation.