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Statement by Miguel M. Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of the Republic of Cuba, at the videoconference of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

His Excellency Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

Excellencies, Heads of Delegations of the countries member of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council;

I extend my sincere thanks for the invitation conveyed by Kazakhstan, in its condition as President Pro Tempore of the Eurasian Economic Union, to participate in this important meeting, the first I have the honor to attend, after the approval of the Observer status for my country on December 11, 2020.

Cuba condemns Israel’s criminal aggression against the Palestinian people

  • Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack on the Al-Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem and the indiscriminate bombings against the Palestinian people living in the Gaza Strip by Israel’s military forces, which have caused more than one hundred deadly casualties, the destruction of infrastructure and heavy economic damage.

Cuban Foreign Ministry: State Department Human Rights Report is Arbitrary and Unilateral

Cuba's Foreign Ministry reiterated on Monday its rejection of false allegations on the island included on the recently issued U.S. State Department's 2020 Human Rights report.

A press release on the Ministry's website states that the Director-General in charge of the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Fernández de Cossío, convened the U.S. Chargé d'Affaires, Timothy Zúñiga-Brown, to whom he conveyed his rejection of the misleading and politicized allegations made about Cuba in the report.

Washington Post: Against the odds, Cuba could become a coronavirus vaccine powerhouse

The Washington Post recalled on Monday how the efforts led by Cuban leader Fidel Castro to develop biotechnology on the island in the early 1980s, 40 years later, have placed Cuba before the possibility of becoming the world's smallest country to develop not just one, but multiple coronavirus vaccines.

In an article, the Post says five vaccine candidates are in development, two in late-stage trials with the goal of a broader rollout by May.

Press release on the 3rd Round of the Human Rights Dialogue between Cuba and the European Union‎

‎Cubaminrex, This Friday, 26 February 2021, the Third Round of the Dialogue on Human Rights between Cuba and the European Union was entered into in the framework of the Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation between the Caribbean country and the European bloc. The respective delegations were chaired by Mr. Eamon Gilmore, special representative of the European Union for Human Rights, and María del Carmen Herrera Caseiro, Acting Director-General for Multilateral Affairs and International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba.‎

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