New York, 2 April 2018.During her statement at the Opening Session of the United Nations Disarmament Commission, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cuba to the organization, Ambassador Ana Silvia Rodríguez Abascal, while recalling the concrete results achieved during 2017 in the area of disarmament, specifically nuclear disarmament, also referred to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which codified the illegitimacy and illega
La Habana, March 28, 2018.We are observing with concern the expulsions of a large number of Russian diplomats by the United States and NATO member countries. These actions have been taken without considering the results of impartial investigations of the facts, disregarding the dialogue, understanding and cooperation that should be paramount in international relations as a route towards the solution of disagreements, according to the spirit of the norms of international law and the United Nations charter.
New York, March 28, 2018.In her statement at the Security Council High-Level Open Debate entitled "Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations," the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, recognized the main role of the General Assembly in the development of concepts, policies and strategies related to Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) and of the Special Committee in charg
New York, March 26, 2018. In 2007, the United Nations declared March 25 the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, aiming at offering the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal system of slavery; as well as raising awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today.
New York, March 26, 2018.At the general debate of the Commemorative Meeting of the UN General Assembly to Mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the Permanent Representative of the island to the international organization, Ambassador Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, stated that it would be an unforgivable historic mistake to ignore or pretend to forget the terrible fate of mill