Jul 13, 2021, 11:05 PM
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FM Spox slams US interference in Cuba protests

Tehran, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh condemned the US and some Western countries' interference in the recent protests in Cuba.

He called for the immediate stop of US meddling in Cuba's internal affairs.

He said the US should also cease imposing unilateral sanctions against other countries, including Cuba.

Cuba has been facing extensive US sanctions over sixty years which has caused complicated problems for the country and affected the economy and livelihoods of its people, especially at this time of COVID19 pandemic, the spokesman added. 

Khatibzadeh went on to note that at the present conditions where the United States is the main cause of many problems created for the Cuban people, it is trying to introduce itself as a supporter of the protesters in Cuba in clear breaching of international rules.

The Foreign Ministry spokesman further stressed that Iran in the framework of its fundamental stands any kind of intervention in the internal affairs of that country, and as a country that is itself faced with the illegal and unjust US sanction, expresses solidarity with the Cuban people and government, and asks for an immediate end to the unilateral US sanctions against Cuba.

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