Addis Ababa. The second anniversary of the passing of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, was conmemorated in a special tribute at the Embassy of Cuba in Ethiopia.
In attendance, all the Cubans cooperants working in the capital, Cubans living in Ethiopia as well as a large group of the Ethio-Cubans.
Addis Ababa, 9 November 2018. The Secretary General of the House of the People´s Representative, Hon. Dr. Misrat Mekonnen receive at Parlament H.E. Mr.Angel Villa, Chargé d´Affairs a.i. of the Cuban Embassy.
Both parties exchanged on the possibilities to continue expanding the parliamentary exchanges between both countries.
The occasion served also to present a congratulatory message sent by H.E. Mr. Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly of People´s Power of Cuba addressed to the Honourable Mr. Tagesse Chafo, who was recently appinted to that high position.
New York, November 1st : The UN General Assembly approved the resolution "Necessity to end the economic, financial and commercial embargo of the United States of America against Cuba" by 185 votes in favour and two against (the US and Israel as usual).
All the 54 Un African Member States voted in favour of the Cuban text. Even the eight ammendements proposed by the US were clearly defeated.
Addis Abeba, October 31st, 2018. The diplomatic personnel of the Embassy of Cuba in Ethipia and the cooperants, accompanied by a group of Ethio-Cubans as well as the Ambassadors of Venezuela and Ecuador, witnessed the debate of the U.N. General Assembly on the U.S. blockade to Cuba.
The Cuban Ambassador to Ethiopia explained the new scenario of this year when the U.S. has presented eight ammenments to the Cuba's Draft Resolution which are unjustified and unnacceptables.