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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Cuba en la ONU: Para mantener la paz es necesaria la solidaridad

UN-building-New-YorkCuba at the UN: To maintain peace we need solidarity.
Cuban representative addresses the UN on the topic : “Maintaining Peace and International Security: regional organisations and current challenges to global security”
[Editor: Throughout this website and the book we promote, we have emphasised the need for solidarity in foreign relations as essential for world peace. Cuba has been the promoter of this notion as it is reflected in the speech.]

Intervención del Embajador, Representante Permanente de Cuba ante las Naciones Unidas, Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez sobre el Tema: “Mantenimiento de la Paz y Seguridad Internacionales: organizaciones regionales y retos contemporáneos de la seguridad global”

Señor Presidente,

Apoyamos la declaración formulada por el representante de Irán a nombre del Movimiento de Países No Alineados.

Cuba saluda y apoya que se celebre este debate abierto del Consejo de Seguridad sobre un tema tan relevante como el que discutimos hoy.

Mantener la paz y la seguridad internacionales es la responsabilidad primordial de este Consejo de Seguridad y uno de los propósitos de las Naciones Unidas; por ello todos sus Estados miembros estamos en el deber de promover este propósito. Continue reading Cuba en la ONU: Para mantener la paz es necesaria la solidaridad