Mexico’s Honorable Chamber of Deputies on Thursday issued an important statement calling for the abolition of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States government against Cuba.
On the same day that the parliamentary public hearing “better blockade” was held from the national capital in Havana; Deputy Santiago Crele Miranda, chairman of the board of directors of the Mexican legislative body, read out the statement approved by the Political Coordination Board and promoted by Rubén Moreira, the head of the Mexico-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group.
The text states that the inhumane blockade is untenable for a number of reasons, including that it is universally true that all nations, nationally and internationally, must put the people at the center of their decisions; that the States have common duties to respect, prevent, protect and guarantee essential rights; And that nations have special duties to improve or not repeat the impact on the human rights of residents living outside Cuba, particularly on health, work, and human development.
It also points out that the policy represents a serious attack on the current universal human rights system. Therefore, “This Chamber of Deputies requests, before this honorable House, in a firm and decisive manner, that the United States Congress end this commercial, economic and financial blockade of your nation, the United States of America, against Cuba.” “, expresses the statement read during the mixed session of the parliamentary body on 27 October.