Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez affirmed on Tuesday that Cuba's inclusion in a US list for lack of cooperation against terrorism is a deliberate act of distorting the truth.
This is a spurious list, the foreign minister posted on his Twitter account.
Rodriguez then wrote that there is concrete evidence of the bilateral collaboration with the United States in the fight against terrorism and in joint enforcement and law enforcement efforts.
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states its strong rejection of the slanderous inclusion of Cuba in a US State Department list of countries which are allegedly not cooperating fully with US efforts against terrorism that was made public on May 13, 2020 and that was strongly rejected by President Miguel Díaz-Canel. Bermúdez.
May 12, 2020. Year 62 of the Revolution.
(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.
Havana, May 4
(Prensa Latina) The attack against the Embassy of Cuba in the United States on April 30, shocked people in the two countries and abroad who immediately condemn the event and expressed their solidarity with the Island.
Since an individual opened fire early morning against the building of the Cuban Embassy in Washington D.C., versions of what happened and the motives of the assailant started to circulate in the social media and some American press media.