SRI LANKA, October 9, 2019. – Organized by the Socialist Youth Union of Sri Lanka (SYU), an emotional ceremony was held in honor of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his fall in combat. The event took place in the well-known "Garden of Che", where he planted a mahogany tree during his visit to Sri Lanka, in August 1959.
SRI LANKA, October 1, 2019. - The Honorable Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, received at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez.
During the friendly meeting, both parties exchanged on issues of bilateral and multilateral interest. Minister Marapana reiterated Sri Lanka's support for the Cuban resolution against the blockade imposed by the US Government against our country.
During the last few weeks we have noted with concern the succession of violent demonstrations and acts of vandalism in the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, encouraged from abroad, attempting to disturb the political, economic and social order and create insecurity in the People’s Republic of China.
Hon Kong’s return to the Chinese sovereignty in 1997 was an act of historical justice and an expression of the peaceful spirit of the People’s Republic of China, despite having been victim of the imposition of unequal treaties by imperialist powers.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs energetically denounces and condemns the recent aggression of the government of the United States against Cuba via a USAID program designed to fund actions and information searches to discredit and sabotage the international cooperation being provided by Cuba in the health area in dozens of countries for the benefit of millions of persons. This is an endeavor added to the crude pressures exercised against a number of governments in order to obstruct Cuban cooperation and to the earlier efforts for the same purpose such as the special “parole” program designe