Nearly Unanimous: 187 Nations Call For The End To US Blockade Of Cuba

Above Photo: La votación de la resolución contra el bloqueo a Cuba recibió tres votos en contra (EE.UU. Israel y Brasil) y dos abstenciones (Colombia y Ucrania). | Foto: ONU

New York – For the 28th time the UN member states call to lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States. To Cuba.

With 187 votes in favor, the United Nations Organization (UN) approved the resolution on the need to lift the financial, economic and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, which constitutes a violation of human rights and international regulations.

The results of the vote held on Thursday demonstrate the “unquestionable isolation of the US,” said Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez.

The resolution against the blockade against Cuba received only three votes against (USA, Israel and Brazil) and two abstentions (Colombia and Ukraine).

 

This is the 28th time that the UN has voted in favor of lifting these coercive measures that have been in force for 60 years.

Earlier, during the presentation of the resolution, the Cuban Foreign Minister explained the effects of this blockade and held the United States accountable. of committing a genocide against the population of the island. 

“There is no Cuban family that does not feel the consequences of the blockade,” said the Caribbean diplomat and said: “The US is responsible.”