[Marxism] ACN: Spain and Mexico Urge EU to Lift Sanctions against Cuba
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Fri Jun 13 06:08:42 MDT 2008
Spain and Mexico Urge EU to Lift Sanctions against Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, June 13 (acn) The governments of Spain and Mexico
advocated on Thursday the lifting of the diplomatic and economic
sanctions that the European Union (EU) imposed on Cuba in 2003.
According to Granma news daily, the president of the Spanish Government,
Jose Luis Zapatero, said that the EU “should take steps” in that
During a joint press conference, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said
that diplomacy and respect for the decisions of the Cuban people should
mark the political future of the Caribbean nation.
Calderon and Zapatero also criticized the almost fifty-year-old US
economic, financial and trade blockade of Cuba.
The EU sanctions against Cuba were suspended in 2005 but they were not
A meeting of the EU Foreign Ministers will take place in Luxembourg next
Monday. It is expected that the end of the sanctions against Cuba will
be one of the topics on the agenda.
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