Cuba participated as an observer at the Afro-Asian the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference and Summit.Return
Jakarta April 27, 2015. Cuba was represented by its Ambassador V. Enna Viant as an observer in the Afroasitica Summit and the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference celegrada in the city of that name in 1955. The meeting was held on 22 to 24 April 2015, was attended by around twenty high officials of the two continents, highlighting Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president and Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, among others.
The historic meeting in Bandung was a new foundation of what was then the Non-Aligned Movement of which Cuba was a founding member. Latin America were also represented by the Vicepresident of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza and ambassadors of Argentina and Chile.
As a side event was held the Business Forum. Speeches by dignitaries participants focused on the need to combat terrorism and extremism, support for Palestinian independence, and reform of the United Nations. They were finally approved three documents at the end of the Conference: Message Bandung (concerning the strengthening of South-South cooperation and promoting peace and global prosperity); Declaration to strengthen the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership (NAASP, 2005) and the Special Declaration of support for Palestinian State.