Havana, May 13, 2020. The State Department's report to Congress came on the same day Cuba’s Foreign Minister condemned the U.S. government for its complicit silence in the face of the terrorist attack on our embassy in that nation.
The State Department notified the U.S. Congress on May 12 that Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba were certified under Section 40A (a) of the Arms Export Control Act as "not fully cooperating" with U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in 2019.
(STENOGRAPHIC VERSION – PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC)
Juan A.Fernández (Moderator).- Good afternoon. From the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, we announce the beginning of the press conference that will be offered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, about the terrorist attack perpetrated against our embassy in the United States on April 30 last.
New York, May 7, 2020. On 1 May, during a Virtual Briefing of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States, while reviewing the effects of COVID-19 and global actions for combating it, Amina J. Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, acknowledged and praised Cuba for the valuable support provided by our doctors in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the world’s attention is turned to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the Palestinian people under occupation face an additional crisis – the threat of annexation.
Even during the unprecedented health emergency, Israel, the occupying Power, has continued to entrench the illegal occupation and openly announced its intention to annex large areas of the Occupied Palestinian Territory, while continuing the blockade of the Gaza Strip.