We, the Heads of State and Government, having met through video conference at the Online Summit level Meeting of the NAM Contact Group in response to Covid-19, under the theme of “United against COVID-19 pandemic” on 4 May 2020, upon the initiative of H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, with a view to making an effective contribution to the global efforts in tackling the unprecedented effects of COVID-19 pandemic,
As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs timely informed, around 2 o’clock today, that is, in the early hours in the morning of today, Thursday, April 30, 2020, a terrorist attack was perpetrated against the embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States in Washington. An unidentified individual shot at the building of the Cuban embassy in the US using an assault rifle.
In the early hours of Thursday, 30 April 2020, an unknown individual opened fire with an assault weapon against the building of the Embassy of Cuba in the United States. There was no personal injury to the Mission staff, which is safe and protected, but there was material damage caused to the building resulting from the impact of the bullets.
The individual, about whose identity to the Cuban government has no information, was detained on site by local authorities and is under custody.
Letters to the Editor
The Washington Post,
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I refer to your article published in your newspaper under the headline “En Cuba la solidaridad médica se ha convertido en un gran negocio”, dated April 6.
Regrettably, the editorial section of the Washington Post confirms its traditional stance when writing about Cuban issues.