blocking Author: Adam Iglesias
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel this Wednesday denounced that the United States administration, led by Joe Biden, is using lies to try to justify a blockade of the island.
In his Twitter profile, the president mentioned the White House’s decision to keep Cuba on Washington’s unilateral and arbitrary list of states supporting terrorism.
The real purpose of slandering the island as a terrorist is to justify the illegal blockade of Cuba by the United States, the head of state condemned on a social network.
Joe Biden administration keeps appointment on fake list #Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism.
The real purpose of slandering the island as a terrorist is to justify the illegal blockade of the United States against #Cuba. #BetterWithoutBlock pic.twitter.com/4JP0y6kAqP
— Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez (@DiazCanelB) March 1, 2023
The day before, the State Department released the United States Terrorism Report, which continues to designate the Caribbean nation as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism,” a move that exacerbates the effects of the siege on the Cuban population.
In the final days of former President Donald Trump (2017-2021), then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo re-inscribed the Caribbean nation on the same list that the Barack Obama-Joe Biden administration (2009-2017) excluded it from. in 2015).
During the debate at the United Nations General Assembly last November, various countries and international organizations called the inclusion of Cuba on this list inhumane and condemned the damage that it causes to their citizens.
Source: Juventud Rebelde