Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla used his time at the 77th United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in the representation of the Castro regime to accuse the United States of being behind the island’s problems and reiterate the communist regime’s support of other authoritarian regimes throughout the world.
Rodríguez Parrilla – who opened his speech by stating how the Chinese coronavirus pandemic has “laid bare like never before, the true essence of the unjust and unsustainable prevailing international order” – began his speech by quoting statistics on the percentage of the world population enduring hunger, as well as vaccine rates and denunciations of nuclear threats and alleged climate change.
After reminding everyone of mass murdering late dictator Fidel Castro’s claims that capitalism would “lead [humanity] to the apocalypse,” Rodríguez Parrilla, went on to accuse the United States and NATO of fostering a climate of tension and conflict “with unpredictable consequences,”An apparent reference to ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Cuba’s ally and patron Russia claims its invasion of its neighbor was necessary as a response to the existence of NATO. Ukraine is not a NATO member state and its government’s requests to be included have fallen on deaf ears for years.
As is tradition, Rodríguez Parrilla went on to demand an end of America’s “embargo”Cuba and attributed it to the declining living standards in that nation. He didn’t mention the restrictions placed on Cubans by the US to stop them engaging with America. “embargo”Medical or humanitarian exchanges are not affected by U.S.
“As a result, in effect, the Cuban economy has experienced extraordinary pressures that are manifested in the industry, the provision of services, the shortage of food and medicine, and the deterioration of the level of consumption and general well-being of the population,”He said so.
Rodríguez Parrilla claimed that the “embargo,”He said that this trend has been intensified. “extremely to unprecedented levels”In 2019, during the coronavirus outbreak, an estimated 58 deaths have been caused by this virus. “enormous, cruel and immoral” damage to Cuban citizens — without making mention of the damages caused by six decades of communist rule in Cuba. Furthermore, the Castro regime’s representative described the “embargo”You can also use it as “act of economic warfare in peacetime.”
El daño humano que genera esta política a todas las familias cubanas, imposible de cuantificar, es enorme, cruel e inmoral.
— Bruno Rodríguez P (@BrunoRguezP) September 21, 2022
Rather than admit the Castro regime’s shortcomings, the foreign minister alleged that the United States has a desire to “generate scarcity, suffering, discouragement and dissatisfaction and cause harm to the Cuban people.” Rodríguez Parrilla also accused the United States of upholding the “most aggressive” pressure methods against the Castro regime adopted during the Trump administration, despite the Biden Administration’s tangible It’s easy to do CooperationAggressiveness towards the communist regime as well as hostile attitude DeportationCubans are fleeing the island by boat.
Furthermore, the Castro regime representative stated that Cuba’s inclusion in the United States’ “arbitrary and unilateral” list of state sponsors of terrorism hinders the regime’s financial transactions.
📌Debate General: 77 #AGNU.
— Cancillería de Cuba (@CubaMINREX) September 22, 2022
The United States lists Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism due to the Castro regime’s deep ties with international terrorist organizations such as Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the Shiite jihadist organization Hezbollah, and Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Marxist terrorist groups.
Rodríguez Parrilla went on to underscore “the valuable commitment shown by Cubans and their descendents in protests that have occured in that [United States] and across the world, to ensure that Cuba’s sovereignty rights are respected and to reject the merciless actions of the United States, in particular the policy of the economic blockade.”
He speaks out to end the daily grind. ProtestsCuban protests against Castro regime have been intensifying over the last weeks, as Cubans are still suffering from inhumanly prolonged blackouts, food shortages and severe health crises due to dengue epidemics.
The Minister claimed that “the Cuban people and government have not let up in their attempts to forge ahead with the construction of a socialist society, which is fairer, democratic, prosperous, and sustainable,”Words that contradict recent ReportsThat shows how the Cuban protests are driven by the desire for freedom and the end of communism’s 63-year rule.
Rodríguez Parrilla, on behalf of the Castro regime, then expressed his support to like-minded authoritarian regimes in the region and in the world.
He started by reiterating the Castro regime’s support of Venezuela’s socialist regime and its dictator, Nicolás Maduro, calling for an end to the sanctions imposed by the United States upon the Maduro regime. He supported the Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega, and also supported Sandinista authoritarian regime in Nicaragua.
For a brief moment, the Cuban Foreign Minister suspended his support for authoritarian states to ask for reparations for Caribbean countries. “the damaging effects of colonialism and slavery,” while calling for the independence of Puerto Rico and “special contributions”Haiti
The Cuban minister continued by expressing support for Argentina’s alleged claim of the Falklands Islands and expressing the Castro regime’s support of Argentina’s vice-president, Cristina Fernández de Kircher in light of an alleged assassination attempt against her.
Rodríguez Parrilla expressed the Castro regime’s support of Palestine, Iran, North Korea, Belarus, Russia, and China’s false claims over the nation of Taiwan.
The Cuban minister argued for an apology to Russia in regard to Ukraine’s invasion. “serious, constructive and realistic”diplomatic solution to Ukraine’s invading Russia without condemning Russia.
Christian K. Caruzo from Venezuela is a writer who documents the life of socialism under its influence. Follow him on Twitter here.
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