Wellington.-Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray participated in the National Remembrance Service to honour the victims of Christchurchs terrorist attack on two local mosques.
The event, chaired by Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, took place in Hagley Park and was attended by the Heads of Mission of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to New Zealand. It Was broadcast simultaneously in several cities where similar events were organized, as in the case of Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin.
Wellington, March 28, 2019.- The opening of the photo exhibition, "Cuba through Kiwi eyes", served as the core event to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and New Zealand.
During the inauguration, Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray highlighted the importance that Cuba attaches to links with New Zealand, as an example in the relationship between two small and distant nations that have managed to maintain reciprocal attention, with practical results in bilateral cooperation and in matters of mutual interest.
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Today in the afternoon, the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, attended the New Zealand Parliament, to sign the book of condolences opened on the occasion of the terrorist attacks that occurred in Christchurch.
The Cuban diplomat reiterated the message made public by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla a few hours after the tragic attack was known, echoing Cuba's condemnation of all terrorist acts, methods and practices.
During the first day of the ILGA World Conference 2019, leaders and delegates of this organization expressed their respect with the work deployed by the National Center of Sexual Education (CENESEX for its Spanish acronym) in the attention and follow-up to the topics of interest of the LGBT+ community in Cuba.
The ILGA World Conference 2019 was inaugurated this morning in this capital, with the presence of activists from all over the world, including an outstanding presence from Latin America and the Caribbean.