Cuban First VP denounces the tightening of the US blockade of Cuba

19 June 2019

Cuban First VP denounces the tightening of the US blockade of CubaHAVANA, Cuba, Jun 19 (ACN) Salvador Valdes Mesa, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, denounced the intensification of the blockade that the United States has maintained for almost 60 years against the Caribbean island.

Valdés Mesa arrived this Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the high-level section of the 108th meeting of the International Labour Conference.

The International Labour Conference is the supreme decision-making body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which each year brings together the tripartite delegations (governments, employers and workers) of the 187 member states.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that, in addition to its participation in the ILO's annual conference, which this year celebrates its 100th anniversary, Valdés Mesa will carry out a programme of activities in Geneva.

The #Helms-Burton Act is intended to prevent each nation from determining sovereignly and, in accordance with international law, the terms of compensation. | With the #LeyGarrote #We Don't Understand," said the Cuban Foreign Ministry in another tweet.


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