President Hage Geingob called to respect the freedom and sovereignty of Cuba.

President Hage Geingob called to respect the freedom and sovereignty of Cuba.

Namibia, July 1st, 2022.- H.E.Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, in the framework of the opening ceremony of the 3rd SWAPO Policy Conference, once again condemned the interventionist policy of the United States against Cuba.

Verbatim, President Geingob stated:

“Namibia and Cuba share a history of unparalleled cooperation, built on the foundations of staunch principles, sacrifice and an unwavering commitment to the freedom and sovereignty of all nations in the world.  As the SWAPO Party, we remain committed to a world in which our Cuban brothers and sisters will enjoy their freedom and sovereignty, without any political or economic interference in their domestic affairs.”

The Namibian leader, on different occasions and in national and international spaces, has expressed his condemnation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba.

For his part, Sidenio Acosta Aday, Ambassador of Cuba to Namibia, also had the opportunity to speak at the party meeting. The Cuban diplomat thanked Namibia for its historical solidarity with Cuba, highlighted the ties of friendship between the two countries and explained the effects on the Cuban economy caused by the incidence of the pandemic and the strengthening of the blockade.

Ambassador Acosta called on the SWAPO militants present to continue denouncing the genocidal policy of the US government.

President Geingob thanked the Cuban representative for his words and highlighted the important role of Cuba in the struggle for the independence of Namibia.

The 3rd SWAPO Policy Conference will meet for three days in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, under the theme "Strengthening SWAPO for a United Congress 2022". The meeting brings together party militants from the 14 regions of the country, including members of the Political Bureau and Central Committee.




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