Juba, September 10, 2019. The President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir Mayardit received at the Presidential Palace, the Letters of Credence that accredited H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas as Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to South Sudan.
Both parties exchanged on the friendly relations existing between both countries even previous to the establishment of the new Republic of South Sudan in 2011.
Addis Ababa, June 20, 2019. On the occasion of the reception of new medical equipment to the African Union clinic, the Deputy Chairperson of the AUC, H.E. Mr. Thomas Kwesi Quartey acknowledged the contribution of Cuba to the struggle against colonialism, the preservation of the sovereignty of various contries in the continent, as well as the medical services rendered by the Cubans to Africa for many decades.
Declaration of the Revolutionary Government
The Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba condemns in the strongest terms the measures announced by the United States Government on 4 June 2019, further tightening the economic blockade imposed on Cuba for over 60 years, at a cost for the Cuban economy which amounted to over 134 billion dollars in 2018 at current prices, and to the figure of 933 billion dollars, taking into account the devaluation of the US dollar vis-à-vis the price of gold in the world market.
Addis Ababa, 7 June 2019. The Embassy of Cuba to Ethiopia and the African Union celebrated Africa Day 2019 with the event "Afro Cuban Soirée: from the African Diaspora to the Mother Continent". The Deputy Chairperson of the AUC, H.E. Mr. Kwesi Quartey was in attendance, as well as diplomats from Africa and other countries of the world, Ethiopians that studied in Cuba and the Cuban community.