Speech by Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, at the closing Meeting of the Ministers of Education of the G-77 + China.

February 2, 2023

Distinguished Ministers of Education,

Dear guests,

I greatly value your participation in this event of the South, to exchange views on challenges in matters of education of great importance for the developing world.

It is a high honor for Cuba, in our capacity as Chair of the G-77 + China in 2023, to have hosted this congress and provided a platform for exchange between our countries, more necessary today than ever.

Ambassador of Cuba in Mongolia visits the new Director General of the National News Agency MONTSAME

The Ambassador of Cuba in Mongolia, Jorge Ferrer, toured the National News Agency of Mongolia MONTSAME and met with the new director general, Mrs. Sodontogos Erdenetsogt. Also present were the deputy chief and editor-in-chief Ms. Nasanjargal Sambuunyam and other directors and journalists.

The Cuban diplomat delivered to the Director General of MONTSAME a message from the president of the Latin American Press Agency S.A. (Prensa Latina), Sr. Luis Enrique González.

Cuban President denounced damages caused by U.S. blockade

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel today condemned the millions of dollars in economic losses suffered by his country as a result of the blockade imposed by the United States more than 60 years ago.

Through his Twitter account, the president cited the most recent report on the effects of the economic, commercial and financial siege on the Caribbean nation, which states that "the accumulated damages in 60 years amount to 144 billion 413.4 million dollars."

"The suffering of the Cuban people cannot be quantified," the president said.

Ambassador of Cuba in Mongolia meets with the Secretary of Foreign Relations of the Mongolian People's Party

The Cuban ambassador in Mongolia, Jorge Ferrer, met with Mr. O.Batnairamdal, recently elected Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the ruling Mongolian People's Party (MPP).

The Cuban diplomat handed over a congratulatory letter from the Head of the Department of International Relations of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Emilio Lozada, for for his election as Party Secretary.

Governor-General of Australia receives the Ambassador of Cuba

Canberra, 2 February, 2023. H.E. David Hurley, Governor-General of Australia, received the Cuban Ambassador, Ariel Lorenzo Rodriguez, who will soon be completing his diplomatic mission in this country.

The meeting took place in a cordial and respectful atmosphere, which favored the exchange of views on the main issues of the bilateral agenda and the potential for continued cooperation in various fields.