Suva, February 22. The Minister of Defense, National Security and Police of the Republic of Fiji, Honorable Inia Batikoto Seruiratu, received the Cuban ambassador to this country, José Manuel Galego Montano. In a cordial atmosphere, both interlocutors reviewed the status of the main issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as others of regional and international interest.
Suva, February 22. The Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, Honorable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, received the Cuban Ambassador to this country, José Manuel Galego Montano. In a cordial atmosphere, both interlocutors reviewed the status of the main issues on the bilateral agenda, as well as others of regional and international interest.
The revolutionary government condemns the continuance for over 60 years of the economic, commercial and financial sanctions formally imposed by the United States on 3rd February 1962. On that date, the then president, John F. Kennedy, issued Proclamation 3447, “Embargo on All Trade with Cuba” under Section 620(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. He thereby conferred official status on the unilateral economic hostilities already in effect against Cuba since our country’s revolutionary victory.
Suva, January 13. Ambassador José Manuel Galego Montano, presented in a solemn ceremony, to the President of the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere, the Letters of Credence that accredit him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba in that Island State from the South Pacific. After inspecting the Guard of Honor and completing the formal protocol acts, both interlocutors held, in a cordial atmosphere, a fruitful exchange on bilateral ties and international politics.