CUBA, April 12th, 2019.- Representatives from Cuba and the European Union will meet this Tuesday, April 16th, in Havana, to hold the first Dialogue on Sustainable Development Cuba-European Union. The Cuban delegation will be headed by Director General for Multilateral Affairs and International Law at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez, and the European part, by the Director General for International Cooperation and Development at the European Commission, Stefano Manservisi.
Athens, April 11. The Archbishop Atenagoras, Metropolitan in charge of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean and the Ambassador of Cuba in Greece Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina, were received by Markos Bolaris, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of religious, ecclesiastical, cultural and environmental issues, in the headquarters of his Ministry.
Law Helms-Burton has no impact whatsoever, practical impact in Cuba. It’s a US Law with no jurisdiction whatsoever in Cuba and cannot be applied in any sovereign country that respects its sovereignty. Its jurisdiction is limited to the United States. In addition to that, Cuba passed a law in 1996 that defined that Helms-Burton was null and void of any meaning or impact in our country so in practical terms it has no effect whatsoever in Cuba.
The Revolutionary Government strongly condemns the sabotage perpetrated against the power supply system in Venezuela, which is a terrorist action intended to harm the defenseless population of an entire nation and turn it into a hostage of the non-conventional war launched by the government of the United States against the legitimate government headed by comrade Nicolás Maduro Moros and the civic and military union of the Bolivarian and Chavista people.