Remarks by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, during the virtual opening ceremony for ECLAC’s 38th Session, at the Havana Convention Center, October 26, 2020, Year 62 of the Revolution
(Transcript: Presidency of the Republic/Translation: GI)
His Excellency Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of the Republic of Costa Rica;
Your Excellency, Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General
His Excellency Mr. Djeyhun Bayramov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
Esteemed Ministers and Heads of Delegations;
Delegates and guests;
Sixty years after their adoption, the Bandung principles, which were the most immediate antecedent of the Non-Aligned Movement, remain fully valid and are ever more relevant.
President of Vietnam Fatherland Front, Tran Thanh Man, and Ambassador of Cuba, Lianys Torres Rivera, echanged in Hanoi about the cooperation between that organization and its Cuban counterpart, the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR).
By mentioning the activities organized on the occasion of CDR 60th anniversary (9-28-20), Ambassador gave Thanh Man an invitation from CDR National Coordinator to join an online seminar to conmemorate that date.
Vietnam Fatherland Front reiterates its rejection of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for almost 60 years: President of that organization, Tran Thanh Man, said in Hanoi.
The statement was issued in a meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, to review the cooperation between that organization and its counterpart on the island, the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR).