Cuba in UN

Communiqué of the Coordinating Bureau of The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) condemning the inclusion of Cuba in the unilateral List of State Sponsors of terrorism by the United States of America

The Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement strongly condemns the most recent inclusion of the Republic of Cuba in the unilateral List of State Sponsors of Terrorism of the Department of State of the United States of America, as announced on January 11, 2021.

See full Communiqué attached 

The blockade has a harrowing impact on persons with disabilities

New York, 13 January 2021. The blockade has a harrowing impact on persons with disabilities, as they are a vulnerable group within the population, which is particularly affected by the restrictions imposed by this U.S. policy.

Cuba is denied the acquisition of state-of-the-art hearing aids, including batteries and spare parts, since they have some U.S. component.

Significant contributions by Cuban science to the battle against COVID-19

Havana, January 13, 2021. The priority given by the Revolution, since its very beginnings, to create the human capital necessary to promote the country’s scientific development, building required infrastructure and inserting ourselves, almost three decades later, into the nascent biotechnology industry under Fidel's guidance, made it possible for Cuba to respond immediately to the health emergency caused by the arrival of COVID-19 to the country, last March.

Statements to the press by the director general of the United States of MINREX, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, on the decision of the United States government to include Cuba on the list of states sponsors of terrorism.

As explained yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in firm and absolute terms the qualification of Cuba as a country sponsor of terrorism by the United States government and the inclusion of our country in a list of the State Department. The reasons are various.

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