2013

OCI supports the Cuban resolution against the U.S. blockade

ARABIA SAUDITA, October 30, 2013- The representative to the United Nations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), called anachronistic, unjustified and unfair the economic, financial and commercial U.S. blockade against Cuba. Djibouti's Ambassador to the UN, H.E. Mr. Roble Olhaye, on behalf of Islamic countries, stressed that this unilateral measure limited the efforts and the development aspirations of the Cuban people.

US blockade on Cuba violates UN Charter

CATAR, 24 October 2013. The ambassador of Cuba has highlighted the sufferings of his compatriots back home “due to the economic blockade imposed by Washington 53 years ago”.
Ernesto D Plasencia Escalante told in a recent news conference that Cubans have suffered economic losses of more than $1.15tr in the over five decades of blockade.

Cuba's Ambassador in Egypt denounces genocidal blockade of United States against his country.

Cairo, October 24, 2013. The Ambassador of Cuba in Egypt, Otto Vaillant Frías, gave a press conference to Egyptian media, which denounced the genocidal and illegal blockade imposed by United States to the Cuban nation for more than five decades.

Guyanese media published press conference condemning US Blockade imposed to Cuba.

Guyana, October 24, 2013. Several mass media, print and television, reported press conference hosted by the Cuban ambassador to Georgetown, Julio Cesar Gonzalez Marchante on the submission by Cuba in the 68 session of the United Nations General Assembly of a new draft resolution that calls the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the government of the United States of America against Cuba.

Denounced in Botswana the criminal US blockade policy against Cuba.

BOTSWANA, October 21, 2013. On the eve of the vote on the Cuban draft of Resolution against the blockade on the United Nations General Assembly, a press conference took place at the Cuban Embassy with the purpose of denouncing the criminal U.S. policy against Cuba.
In the function, which was attended by Cuban civil collaborators and solidarity friends of Cuba, were offered details on the origins, nature and consequences of the said policy for the Cuban people and the international condemnation that it has generated for many years.