Liberia Ratifies its Condemnation of the US Blockade against Cuba
CUBA, May 6, 2010. Liberian Foreign Minister Olubanke King Akerele ratified on Thursday in Monrovia her government’s policy against the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba.
During her meeting at the Liberian Foreign Ministry with Miguel Perez, Cuba’s concurrent ambassador to Liberia, Olubanke King Akerele said that this stance will be ratified in the response of her country to the note of the UN Secretary General on the issue, and in Liberia’s vote in favor of the Cuban Resolution against the US blockade.
The fulfilment of the accords of the last intergovernmental joint commission was reviewed during this meeting.
Accompanying the Caribbean diplomat were Felix Quintanar, representative of the island’s Labiofam business group for West Africa, the entity that promotes in the area the project against malaria, the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s Web site reports.
The explanation offered on the efficacy of the product to combat that epidemic disease aroused great interest, and the need of implementing it in Liberia was underlined.
The Liberian FM said that efforts will be joined in her country for the implementation of this program in Liberia.
The Cuban project against malaria was ratified by the Economic Community of West African States as the plan that will be implemented to control the disease killing the largest amount of people in the sub-region every year.(Cubaminrex- ACN)