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Statement of the Azerbaijan Friendship Association with Cuba condemning the U.S. blockade against Cuba

Cuba Azerbaiyán

The Azerbaijan Friendship Association with Cuba resolutely reiterates its solidarity with Cuba's fight to eliminate the criminal economic and financial blockade of the United States.

The actions of the United States to intensify the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba under the Helms-Burton Act are a new step in its aggressive policy towards the Island.

Azeri media highlights the resurgence of the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The economic blockade of the government of the United States against Cuba and the international solidarity received by the island on that issue is highlighted in the Azerbaijani media "Semana".

With statements by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Republic of Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, the media reflects that the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States. against the Greater Antilles, is contrary to the intentional right and to the relationship between the States.

Cuba is not intimidated by measures adopted to reinforce the blockade

The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba repudiates, in the strongest terms, measures announced by the United States government on June 4, 2019, reinforcing the economic blockade imposed on Cuba for more than 60 years, at a cost to the Cuban economy that in 2018 exceeded 134 billion dollars at current prices, or 933 billion dollars, when considering the depreciation of the dollar as compared to the value of gold on the international market.As is known, this new escalation, effective June 5, further strengthens the stringent restrictions U.S. citizens face in order to travel to Cuba, and adds full prohibitions on travel by sea from the United States, of all types, and prohibits cruise ship stops in our country immediately.

Ambassador of Cuba makes visit of concurrence to Georgia

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

With participation in the commemorative events for the National Day of Georgia, exchanges with the President of this nation, Salome Zurabishvili, the Prime Minister, Mamuka Bakhtadze, and bilateral meetings in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Parliament, the working visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, to this Caucasian nation was developed.

Azerbaijani media highlights the celebration in Cuba of the National Holiday of Azerbaijan

Cuba Azerbaiyán

With the headline "Cuba celebrates National Holiday of Azerbaijan" the state news agency of this Caucasian nation AZERTAC and the digital media AZVISION.AZ publish about the event held in Havana on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

They inform the media that the event was held at the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and reaffirms the bonds of brotherhood between both nations.

They reiterate friendship and solidarity with Cuba in the Parliament of Georgia

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The vice president of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture of the Parliament of Georgia and president of the Group of Friendship with Cuba, deputy Guguli Magradze, reiterated the solidarity and friendship of her people with the Cuban nation, receiving in Tbilisi the ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in this Caucasian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.

The parliamentarian expressed her satisfaction at periodically maintaining contacts with the Cuban mission and considered it very important to strengthen ties with the Island's counterparts.

Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Industry receives invitation to FIHAV 2019

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Georgia, Nino Chikovani, held a meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in this Caucasian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, at the headquarters of that institution.

The two parties expressed the will to work to explore the commercial links between both countries, according to the existing potentialities.

The diplomat extended the invitation for Georgia to be present at the upcoming Havana Fair, FIHAV 2019, which will be held from November 4 to 8 in the Cuban capital.

The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia receives the Cuban Ambassador

Alfredo Nieves Portuondo

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Lasha Darsalia, met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in this Caucasian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, with whom he spoke in a cordial atmosphere.

The meeting took place in the headquarters of the Georgian chancellery and both parties ratified the interest to deepen the bilateral ties, in addition it was exchanged on multilateral topics.

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