Cuban Ambassador, Special guest in opening ceremony of the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations Cuba - Indonesia.
Jakarta 26 January 2015. At the opening ceremony of the exhibition of paintings and photos to mark the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Cuba and Indonesia, the Cuban Ambassador exchanged with local media about the significance of the date and highlighted the progress of bilateral relations covering different areas of cooperation such as health, sports, education, culture, science and commerce. The latter shows increases but still limited by the economic, financial and commercial blockade that has affected Cuba for over 5 decades despite strong international opposition to this unfair practice. She thanked however the position of the Government of Indonesia to support the Cuban resolution approved by the General Assembly of United Nations Organization.
The Cuban diplomat assessed the importance of international solidarity with the indomitable small Caribbean island and the relations of cooperation and integration emerged in the new context of Latin America, through various regional organizations, one of which, the Community of Latin-American States, CELAC, will hold its third summit in San Jose, Costa Rica on 27 and 28 January 2015. Talking about the historic date of January 28, the Ambassador mentioned the birthday of the Cuban National Hero Jose Marti, and his long vision of the future when it called the continent Our America as well as his sense of unity and independence from the Rio Bravo till the Patagonia.
She praised the work of Indonesian friends for informing to their people the achievements of Cuba in the socio-economic grounds, science and culture and its contribution to the subject of international cooperation. She also invited the audience to participate in the Regional Meeting of solidarity and friendship with Cuba to be held this year in Vietnam.
The Ambassador highly appreciated the contribution of Cubans to the brotherhood between the Indonesian and Cuban peoples through the inclusion in the sample exhibited, of 5 winners drawings painted by children, in a contest. Its have been sent from Cuba to celebrate this beautiful anniversary, building a bridge of love and friendship.
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