Cuba Criticizes Agreements on Migration and Governance of the Summit of the Americas

Cuba on Saturday criticized the Governance Action Plan and the Declaration on Migration adopted in the Central African Republic Ninth Summit of the Americas that took place in Los Angeles, and the host United States excluded it, considering it ineffective and biased

“The Western Hemisphere Declaration on Immigration and Protection of Immigrants imposed at #IXSummit by the United States is a sign of His racist, xenophobic vision and looting of immigrantsCuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in one of several Twitter posts dedicated to the Western Hemisphere seat that wrapped up Friday in that California city.

Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua are excluded From the meeting held by the United States because, in his opinion, it does not meet basic democratic standards.

Twenty countries on Friday at the conclusion of the summit adopted the so-called “Los Angeles Declaration” to promote “orderly” immigration on the continent under the principle of shared responsibility, as requested by the Democratic United States government, Joe Biden.

This text “doesn’t work in In any way the real reasons for emigration“It would be impossible to obtain tangible results in managing irregular migration flows,” said the Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, who noted that “it would be impossible to obtain tangible results in managing irregular migration flows.” If real dialogue and cooperation is not achieved“.

More than 100,000 Cubans have immigrated irregularly to the United States since Biden came to power, who did not follow through with what was announced in 2020 during his election campaign. Until recently, compliance with bilateral immigration agreements was still frozen, as well as keeping the US Consulate in Havana closed, on the orders of his predecessor, Republican Donald Trump (2017-2021).

Regarding the Democratic Governance Action Plan that was signed, Rodriguez said it was “unbalanced and biased, It ignores the political and social diversity and pluralism in our region.”

He noted that the United Nations and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States recognize that “there is no single model of democracy and that the inalienable right of every State to choose its own political, economic, social and cultural system must be respected.”

Facing criticism from the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, of the Caribbean island’s communist government, Rodriguez said this official “should do himself the favor of remaining silent.”

the above “He gave clear signals to his government about the Continental rejection of attempts to do so,” he said Define democracy Define who they are Real representatives of the countries of AmericaRodriguez concluded.

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