Addia Ababa, 11 February 2019. The XXXII Assembly of the African Union approved a Resolution entitled; " Resolution on the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on the Republic of Cuba by the United States of America".
The text is based on the UN Resolition on the matter approved last November in New York and considers the blockade as an illegal, long standing and unjustifiable policy imposed on Cuba.
Addis Ababa. The Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia and designate to the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas received at the Embassy, the Minister of Health of the last mentioned conuntry, H:E. Sr. Riek Gai Kok,
In a friendly atmosphere, both parties coincided in highlighting the historic links existing between both countries including the educational opportunities foe the South Sudanese youth in Cuba.
The Cuban Ambassador expressed the appreciation of her government for the consistent position of South Sudan against the embargo on Cuba.
Latin America and the Caribbean is today the scenario of persisting threats, inconsistent with the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace signed by the Heads of State and Government at the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in January 2014.