The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba expresses its deep rejection of the decision of the United States government to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (PAIC) or Nuclear Agreement with Iran and to reimpose sanctions on this country. Failure to comply with these international commitments violates the rules of coexistence between States and can have serious consequences for stability and security in the Middle East.
The Council of the District of Columbia passed a resolution in which it acknowledges and honors the Festival Artes de Cuba, launched on May 8 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a prestigious institution based in the U.S. capital city.
The resolution was presented to the Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, José Ramón Cabañas, by representatives of the City Council in an event held at the Embassy of Cuba in Washington D.C. to honor the Festival Artes de Cuba, the largest of its kind to be held in the United States.
With the presence of an important group of artists who are participating in the Festival Artes de Cuba these days, an event was held in the Cuban Embassy in Washington D.C. to acknowledge the holding of this Festival, the largest of its kind to be held in the United States, and the work of the John F. Kennedy Center in organize it.
St. Johns, May 7, 2018. The Ambassador of Cuba, Gustavo Veliz Olivares, said goodbye today at the V.C. Bird International Airport to Hon. E.P. Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration, who traveled to the 21st Meeting of the Council of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean (COFCOR), which is being held in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and who will later attend the 37th session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) that will take place in Havana until May 11.