Cuba in Greece

Solidarity with Cuba against the blockade in Greek city of Thessaloniki

Solidarity with Cuba against the blockade in Greek city of Thessaloniki

Athens, 1 December. The Cuban Hellenic Association of Friendship in Thessaloniki organized in the City Hall, an important event of solidarity with Cuba under the motto: Hands outside Cuba. NOT to the unfair economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba.
Apostolis Skoufas, president of the Association; Zelmys María Domínguez Cortina, Cuban ambassador to Greece; Nikos Mottas, secretary general of the Association and member of the council of the municipality for the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and Nikos Tsokas, Vice-President of the Peace Movement and member of the KKE Central Committee.

Condemning the blockade of USA against Cuba in Athens

Condemning the blockade of USA against Cuba in Athens

Athens, 27 November. The Jose Martí Cultural Association of solidarity with Cuba organized an event to condemn the unfair economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, in the Cinema theater "Studio" of the company New Star Art Cinema of the friends of Cuba Velisarios Kossivakis, in what his wife the Cuban resident Leticia Suarez also helped. At the event took the floor, Kostas Sanidas of the Association, the Cuban Ambassador Zelmys María Dominguez Cortina, and the moderator was George Mehrabian of the association.

General Secretary of the Greek Chancellery receives Cuban ambassador

General Secretary of the Greek Chancellery receives Cuban ambassador

Athens, 25 November 2019. The Secretary-General of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Temistocles Demiris, received at his headquarters the ambassador of Cuba to the Hellenic country Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina.
Historical ties between the Cuban and Greek peoples were discussed, as well as issues of mutual interest to promote bilateral relations and promote existing and ongoing agreements in various areas, such as the Memorandum of Understanding for Political Consultations inter chancellerie

Interview on TV, Radio and internet condemning blockade at Fidel anniversary event in Greece

Interview on TV, Radio and internet condemning blockade at Fidel anniversary event in Greece

Athens, 24 November. An Act of tribute was held to Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, on the third anniversary of his departure, organized by Cuba's friend Velissarios Kossivakis, with the contribution of his resident Cuban wife Leticia Suarez, and the Embassy of Cuba in Greece, at the Cinema theater Studio of the company New Star Art Cinema. The Cuban Ambassador to the Hellenic country Zelmys María Dominguez Cortina, the Professor of Modern History at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Thessaloniki Giorgos Margaritis, presented by Velissarios Kossivakis, took the floor at the event. In addition, the documentary "The Merit is to Be Alive" by Oto Miguel and Guzmán Guerrero was screened, and excerpts from historical speeches by Fidel Castro.
The event had extensive media coverage, before, during and after it on national TV, radio, internet, print and digital media. Articles on Fidel Castro were also published in the KKE newspaper and other alternative print and digital media.
A press interview was conducted before the start of the event to KKE Secretary General Dimitris Koutsoumpas, the Cuban Ambassador and Professor Margaritis, by ERT (National and Digital TV), Eurokinissi digital media and KKE newspaper Rizopastis and the radio station 902.gr.

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