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September 26, 2015

The president of Cuba, Raúl Castro, pointed out today that the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between his country and the United States, the opening of embassies and the changes that President Barack Obama has declared in the policy towards the Caribbean island are an important advance that it has garnered the widest support from the international community.

Speaking at the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development, the Cuban leader said that despite these advances, the US economic, commercial and financial blockade persists, causing considerable damage and deprivation to the Cuban people and is the main obstacle to economic development. of the island.

He also recalled that this policy is rejected by 188 UN member states, who demand to put an end to it.

“Despite everything, Cuba met the Millennium Development Goals and offered its cooperation to other developing countries in various sectors, which we will continue to do to the best of our modest possibilities. We will never renounce dignity, human solidarity and social justice, which are deep convictions of our socialist society, ”said the president.

In his first speech to the UN as Cuban president, Raúl Castro evaluated the scope of the post-2015 Development Agenda, and considered that the world is still far from having a true global partnership for development.

In this regard, he stated that if we want a livable world, of peace, of democracy and social justice, and of respect for human rights for all, tangible commitments on development aid should be adopted as soon as possible, and a new financial architecture must be built. international, eliminate the technological monopoly and change the current international economic order.

September 26, 2015

The president of Cuba, Raúl Castro, pointed out today that the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between his country and the United States, the opening of embassies and the changes that President Barack Obama has declared in the policy towards the Caribbean island are an important advance that it has garnered the widest support from the international community.

Speaking at the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development, the Cuban leader said that despite these advances, the US economic, commercial and financial blockade persists, causing considerable damage and deprivation to the Cuban people and is the main obstacle to economic development. of the island.

He also recalled that this policy is rejected by 188 UN member states, who demand to put an end to it.

“Despite everything, Cuba met the Millennium Development Goals and offered its cooperation to other developing countries in various sectors, which we will continue to do to the best of our modest possibilities. We will never renounce dignity, human solidarity and social justice, which are deep convictions of our socialist society, ”said the president.

In his first speech to the UN as Cuban president, Raúl Castro evaluated the scope of the post-2015 Development Agenda, and considered that the world is still far from having a true global partnership for development.

In this regard, he stated that if we want a livable world, of peace, of democracy and social justice, and of respect for human rights for all, tangible commitments on development aid should be adopted as soon as possible, and a new financial architecture must be built. international, eliminate the technological monopoly and change the current international economic order.