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Cuban president condemns sanctions against Russia

Moscow, 22 November 2022. Cuba strongly condemns the sanctions unilaterally imposed on the Russian Federation, President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Tuesday at a meeting with lawmakers of the State Duma.

During the first speech by a Cuban president in the State Duma or Lower House of Parliament, Diaz-Canel said that the causes of the conflict in Ukraine should be sought in the policies of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Presidents Diaz-Canel and Vladimir Putin hold talks in Moscow

Moscow, 22 November 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Diaz-Canel, met at the Kremlin on Tuesday in the framework of the official visit that the Cuban head of State is paying to the Russian Federation.

Both leaders analyzed the current state and development prospects of the Russian-Cuban strategic partnership in the political, economic and commercial, cultural, and humanitarian spheres.

Cuban president continues program of activities in Moscow

Moscow, 21 November 2022. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has paid a heartfelt tribute to the Soviet soldiers who fell in the Great Patriotic War.  At around 11 am local time on Monday, the head of state arrived at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, located in front of the Kremlin wall.

NEMO Movement condemns US blockade against Cuba

New York, 21 November 2022. The Global Anti-Blockade Movement (NEMO) condemned the impact of the U.S. blockade against Cuba at a forum attended by Connecticut congressmen and consular representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean.

José Oro, NEMO´s member of board of directors, expressed his condemnation of the coercive measures imposed on Cuba for over 60 years in order to stifle Cuba’s economy, bringing about despair and overthrowing its government.

Diaz-Canel reiterates support for Puerto Rico’s independence struggle

Havana, 20 November 2022. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed solidarity with the Puerto Rican people in their struggle for independence on Saturday and greeted the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico.

On national television, Diaz-Canel celebrated the 100th anniversary of that political group and distinguished Pedro Albizu Campos (1891-1965) among its members. Albizu was one of the most relevant figures during the 20th century in the fight for “the most powerful empire in history.”