Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel stated Friday the USA “has failed in its efforts to destroy Cuba,” after Joe Biden known as the island nation “a failed state.”
“The United States has failed in its efforts to destroy Cuba, despite spending billions of dollars to do so,” the Communist chief tweeted, 5 days after historic anti-government protests noticed one loss of life, dozens of accidents and greater than 100 arrests.
“A failed state is a state which, in order to please and blackmail a reactionary minority, is capable of multiplying the damage to 11 million human beings, ignoring the will of the majority of Cubans, Americans and the international community,” Diaz-Canel continued, referring to the US commerce embargo in place since 1962 and bolstered beneath former president Donald Trump.
On Thursday Biden — who accused Cuba of “repressing their citizens” — stated the USA was getting ready to probably ship to Cuba “significant amounts of vaccine if, in fact, I was assured an international organization would administer those vaccines and do it in a way that average citizens would have access to those vaccines.”
He additionally stated the US was contemplating methods to pressure open web restrictions in Cuba.
Diaz-Canel shot again, saying: “If President Joseph Biden had sincere humanitarian concern for the Cuban people, he could eliminate the 243 measures implemented by President Donald Trump, including the more than 50 cruelly imposed during the pandemic, as a first step towards ending the blockade.”
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