New York, September 22. - Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Foreign Affairs and CARICOM Dennis Moses spoke during his speech at the high-level segment of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in favor of the definitive lifting of the blockade against Cuba. In this sense, the Trinidadian Foreign Minister express “
1wish to reiterate to this august body, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago's unequivocal commitment and unceasing call for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.
We remain optimistic that there will be a diplomatic solution to finding an end to this longstanding issue and that in good faith the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed against Cuba, which significantly challenges its achievement of sustainable development, will be lifted soon.
We remain fully committed to the purposes and principles ofthe Charter of the United Nations, and in particular, to the principles of the sovereign equality of States, non-intervention and non interference in the internal affairs and freedom of trade and navigation. To this end, Trinidad and Tobago consistently supports sub-regional, regional and international efforts to promote constructive dialogue to bring about the cessation, sooner rather than later, of the economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.