Mexican President calls to put an end on Cuba embargo sanctions

The President of Mexico - Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday cited that the United States government blockade imposed on the Caribbean island of Cuba must be lifted so as to help its people and stabilize the economy of the island.

Cuba: The President of Mexico – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday cited that the United States government blockade imposed on the Caribbean island of Cuba must be lifted so as to help its people and stabilize the economy of the island.

This statement of Mexican President comes after the biggest anti-government protests in decades broke out on the Cuba island stoked by anger over shortages in basic goods.

During a press conference the Mexican President asserted that “The truth is that if one wanted to help the Caribbean island of Cuba, the first thing that should be done is to suspend the blockade imposed on Cuba as the majority of nations in the world are asking.”

The President further stated that it would be a really humanitarian gesture to lift the economic embargo sanctions from the Caribbean island.

Following the statement, he added that “Not a single nation in the world should be fenced in, blockaded.”

Thousands of Cubans on Sunday joined street protests from Havana to Santiago. The protestors chanted “freedom”, and asked the President of Cuba – Miguel Diaz-Canel to step down.

Lopez Obrador, who is one of the most prominent leftists in the Latin America, have also expressed his solidarity with the citizens of Cuba and urged the nations not to intervene in the Communist-run nation, and neither to utilise the situation for their political ends and benefits.

Lopez Obrador also urged the peaceful resolution and stated that Mexico would be ready to send assistance of medicines, COVID-19 vaccines and food to Cuba if the government of Cuba would request them to do so.

The protests ejected following worst economic crisis of Cuba since the fall of former associate the Soviet Union in the 1990s and a rush in coronavirus cases. The protestors has shown their anger over goods shortages, curbs on civil liberties and the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic by the Cuban government.