1. The Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) celebrates the commemoration of the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, which was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, following the adoption of resolution A/RES/73/127, upon initiative of the Movement.
The impact of COVID19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the unquestionable damages to the world economy, production, trade, employment and personal income of millions of people. It is a crisis that goes well beyond the scope of health.
To the World Movement of Solidarity with Cuba.
With deep humanistic conviction, the government and people of Cuba offer the world, once again, the example of militant Solidarity at a time when the planet is facing the global pandemic of the new Coronavirus Sars Cov-2, Covid-19, which has already claimed the lives of more than 70 thousand people in the world in a very short time.
Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) sent a communiqué to the United States embassy in Havana, denouncing a claim published in Newsweek magazine, in an article dated April 3, 2020, by a “senior official" of the United States Department of Defense, according to which the U.S. intelligence community has evidence "that drug shipments have taken place between Venezuela and Cuba.”
New York, 9 April 2020. Today the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) released a statement on the humanitarian, social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is compounded with the palpable effects of climate change for the entire planet, especially for small island developing States.