New York, 23 May 2019.Cuba expressed today its concern on the protection of civilians in armed conflicts, who continue to account for the vast majority of victims in conflict situations and are targets of indiscriminate attacks and other violations, in its statement at the Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in armed conflict.
I thank the President of UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, for inviting me to participate in an event that addresses such transcendental issues, especially given the particular historic juncture that humanity is experiencing, in the midst of an ethical, cultural and ecological crisis of incalculable proportions.
La Habana, May 21, 2019.“We are at the doorstep of great victories in Our America, but we must resist forcefully, as the Cuban and Venezuelan people have. We are not staying behind a trench to be safe. No! We are on the offensive. We are surprising imperialism.” said Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, during at event at the University of Computer Sciences (UCI) in Havana, where students and staff confirmed Cuba’s determination to stand by the Bolivarian Republic.