Addis Ababa, February 10, 2020. The 33rd Ordinary Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union held in Ethiopia the 9 and 10 February 2020, adopted a Resolution on the impact of sanction and unilateral coercive measures.
The section A of the text condemns the unilateral sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi. On the other hand clause B included the concern by the continuous and illegal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba.
Addis Ababa, January 29, 2019. The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, HE. Mr. Kwesi Quartey received the seven experts participating in a workshop organized by the African regional organization for the conception of the Pan-African College of Medicine, among which are Cubans, Dr. Leonardo Ramos and Dr. María Eugenia García.
Addis Ababa, 30 January 2019. The Embassy of Cuba in Ethiopia celebrated the National Day of Cuba (61st anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution). The event was presided by the Ambassadors of Cuba to Ethiopia and the African Union, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas and H.E. Mr. Angel Villa respectively. On behalf of the Ethiopian Government, Ambassador Mahlet Hailu, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs delivered congratulatory remarks where she highligthed the historic bonds of friendship and cooperation between Ethiopia and Cuba.
On behalf of the Ethiopian government and people, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated his newly elected Cuban counterpart, Manuel Marrero.
In his message, Mr. Abiy Ahmed, who was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, also reiterated his conviction that the future we will witness the strengthening of cooperation between Ethiopia and Cuba, for the mutual benefit of both brotherly peoples and extended its wishes of prosperity for the Cuban people.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba celebrates 60 years of the inception of the new revolutionary diplomacy.
These are six vibrant decades of hard work in order to give Cuba the opportunity to be active part in the international assembly of nations. The diplomacy of Cuba forged new relations with the vast majority of the countries of the world and participates in the multilateral dinamics as important actor within the countries of the Third World.