US Blockade of Cuba, Four Days of Rejection at UN

United Nations, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Demanding that the United States lift its blockade of Cuba were presented in the first four days of discussions at the UN General Assembly, where Latin American, Caribbean and Asian countries showed their solidarity with the island. Presidents, prime ministers and ministers of foreign affairs of around 25 countries included in their speeches in full session of 193 States, denunciations, criticism and demands about the economic and financial siege that Washington has applied for more than 50 years.

On Friday, in the fourth of the seven days of the general discussion of the 68th period of sessions of the Assembly, presidents of Venezuela, Vietnam, Angola, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Gambia, Seychelles, Congo, Niger and Tanzania joined the demands to end the blockade.

The demands presented yesterday add to those on previous days of the general discussion, started on Tuesday at the UN by Bolivia, Antigua and Barbuda, Uruguay, El Salvador, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, Algeria, Namibia, Ghana, Chad, Mozambique, Gabon, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.

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