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Cuba participated in Forum on South - South cooperation organized by Indonesian Foreign Ministry.
Friday, April 03, 2015

Jakarta, March 31, 2015.- The Embassy of Cuba was represented by the Ambassador at the Forum on South - South Cooperation hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. Some officials from various ministries and agencies, academia, university students and Diplomatic Corp have also been participated . Under the theme "Growing together through the South - South cooperation", held in the halls of the Indonesian Foreign Ministry, opened the event by Chancellor Hon. Ms. Retno Marsudi and Minister for National Development Planning. Marsudi Minister expressed her commitment and solidarity through technical South - South Cooperation and the contribution of your institution to guarantee it. The event was aimed at presenting the results of international cooperation in the field and to seek more effective ways to develop and share experiences of major countries and multilateral agencies. Cuba has become internationally known for its active role in international cooperation and in particular its contribution to the Board of Governors of the Centre for South - South Cooperation for technical assistance based in Jakarta and by sending of experts in various disciplines related to use of energy, example of which was its outstanding last participation in the international training course on Mini hydroelectric held in Padang from 24 to 31 March. Another important action has been sharing his valuable experience in the field of medicine and contribution to the development of health in the world. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Cuba´s position on Peace and Nuclear disarmament.
Friday, April 03, 2015

As it is known, Cuba is a peace loving country and believes that this should be one of the most important objectives to be achieved by mankind. Also believes that there is an inextricable link between peace and nuclear disarmament. Given the serious risks serious dangers to world peace and the urgency of promoting nuclear disarmament, Cuba proposed and the General Assembly of the United Nations approved to celebrate the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on September 26. On the subject Cuba considers that the mere existence of nuclear weapons is a threat to humanity. The use of a fraction of the more than 16,000 existing nuclear weapons, of which about 4,000 are in operational status, would have catastrophic consequences for our planet. Also reaffirms the urgent need to accomplish the total elimination of nuclear weapons in a transparent, irreversible and verifiable with a timetable agreed multilaterally form. The Non-Aligned Movement has submitted a proposal establishing a specific timetable for the gradual reduction of nuclear weapons until their total elimination and prohibition, by 2025, which should be seriously considered by the international community. The use of nuclear weapons constitutes a flagrant violation of international standards relating to the prevention of genocide and environmental protection. Cuba maintains that the use of nuclear weapons is illegal, immoral and cannot be justified under any circumstances or security doctrine. Moreover, the concept of "nuclear deterrence" must be abandoned definitely as a unsustainable basis and unacceptable military doctrines, far from contributing to nuclear disarmament, stimulate the perpetual possession of these weapons. Cuba opposes all nuclear weapons test, including those carried out by supercomputers and other sophisticated non-explosive methods. In 2013 the astronomical figure of 1747 billion dollars in global military spending was reached. It i Read More...

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Signed MoU on agricultural cooperation between Cuba and Indonesia.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Jakarta 19 March 2015. At the headquarters of the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture in Jakarta, was signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Secretary of that ministry Mr. Hari Priyono and Ambassador Enna Viant V., representing the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Cuba. Mr. Priyono emphasized the new phase of work that opens between the two institutions following the signing of this legal instrument, noting the priorities of work aimed at improving the welfare of farmers and the development of small agricultural industries; reach the state of food sovereignty and make agriculture the engine of national economic growth. Meanwhile the Cuban diplomat highlighted the mutually beneficial cooperation that existed between Indonesia and Cuba, exponents of the South - South cooperation and ensured that the Memorandum be a decisive push towards the strategic goal of both countries to achieve security food, deepen and expand exchanges in this important sector. Numerous print media, online and local television were present and positively reproduced this important step taken by two friendly countries celebrating this year the 55th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Cuban ambassador visits the Speaker of the Parliament of Indonesia
Monday, March 23, 2015

Jakarta 19 March 2015. The Speaker of the Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Hon. Mr. Zulkifli Hasan, received the Cuban Ambassador Enna Viant V. at the headquarters of the legislature, occasion which served to reaffirm the development of parliamentary relations and discuss the projection of future actions. The Cuban ambassador thanked the support given by the Indonesian parliament in condemning the blockade against Cuba, also ratified by previous speakers and in correspondence with the support of the Indonesian government to Cuban resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Although blockade is not ended she said that President Obama had taken a positive step in its policy towards Cuba and using his presidential prerogatives could go emptying the contents of laws that sustain it, allowing more constructive relations. About updating the Cuban economic model, considered that provides opportunities to expand relations with Indonesian businessmen. For his part, the Speaker was informed of the progress of talks between Cuba and the US after the announcement of the restoration of diplomatic relations, the future steps in the process of normalizing relations and the situation in Latin America. He said that Cuba is a true friend of Indonesia and recognized Cuban aid in difficult times. Finally, he thanked the invitation made by the President of the National Assembly of People's Power, Esteban Lazo and reciprocated the friendly gesture. Several local media gave wide coverage to the meeting both in Bahasa media online as on the website of the Indonesian parliament. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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Sports exchange between Cuba and Indonesia is reinforced. Pan American champion Cuba trains in Indonesia.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Jakarta March 16 2015. The Cuban badminton champion, Oslenis Guerrero Velazco, who displaced all his opponents and won the gold medal at the Pan American Games held last October 2014, visited Indonesia and has finished for training aimed to guarantee his presentation at the XVI International Badminton Tournament La Giraldilla, to be held in Havana from 25 to 29 March 2015. The Cuban delegation has pinned his hopes on the good performance of Oslenis to get a medal, that´s why Velazo Guerrero plays an intensive training program in this South Asian country, in Semarang, Central Java Province. Sports exchanges between Cuba and Indonesia have had a positive development from the signing in Jakarta, of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Cuban Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation and the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sport, in May 2013. Through this important agreement is also expected to send to Cuban training camps the Indonesian National Boxing team in the second quarter of this year. Previously the Cuban experience was decisive in this discipline, which enabled Indonesia to obtain 8 medals, 4 silver and bronze similar numbers in the last Asian Games in Myanmar. Embassy of Cuba Read More...

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