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Cuba-Netherlands Platform Demands End of the U.S. Blockade against Cuba

NETHERLANDS, October 22, 2015. The Ambassador of Cuba to the Kingdom of the Netherlands FermínQuiñones Sánchez and officials of the Diplomatic Mission had a productive exchange with members of the Cuba-Netherlands Platform solidarity organization, where the participants call one more for the end of the financial, commercial and economic blockade the U.S. has imposed against Cuba.

The ambassador shared details about the upcoming vote of the resolution presented by Cuba, named: “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba,” which will be up for vote in the headquarters of the United Nations on Tuesday October 27, 2015, and denounced the tightening as well as the continuity of the blockade.

During the exchange, they also spoke about other topics such as the updating of the social and economic model in Cuba; the development of the Mariel Special Development Zone; the status of the Cuba-Netherlands bilateral ties and the characteristics of the Cuba-U.S. relationship. (Cubavsbloqueo/ EmbaCuba Países Bajos)