Cairo, August 12th, 2017 - The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, sent a message of condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi, following the train collision that took place in Alexandria, in which 42 people died and 133 were injured.
In the message the Cuban President expressed his condolences to Egyptian President and asked to extend them to the relatives of the victims.
. Cuba believes that the mere existence of nuclear arms is a threat against humanity. The use of a tiny part of the over 16,000 existing nuclear weapons, of which 4,000 are operational, would have catastrophic consequences for our planet.
• We reaffirm the urgent necessity of attaining total elimination of nuclear weapons in a transparent, irreversible and verifiable manner with a multilaterally agreed timetable.