Full text of speech by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at the UN

Mr. President;
Your Excellencies permanent representatives;
Distinguished delegates;
U.S. citizens and Cubans resident in the United States who are present in this hall.

I would like to express to the people and government of the United States; Mayor Bill De Blasio; Governor Andrew Cuomo; and other authorities in New York; as well as its citizens and especially families of the victims, our most heartfelt condolences, in the name of the Cuban people and government, for the terrorist attack which occurred yesterday afternoon.

I also express our sincere condolences to the peoples and government of Argentina and Belgium.

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End the blockade now!

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PV Editorial Board – http://peoplesvoice.ca/2016/10/01/end-the-blockade-now/

Later this month, the United Nations General Assembly will vote for the 25th consecutive year on a resolution calling upon the United States to end its blockade against Cuba. Last year, the resolution was adopted by a vote of 191 in favour and just two opposed – the U.S. and its faithful ally, Israel.

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