Financial sanctions to its Minister of Defense Bucket Alvaro Lopez Miera as well as in a special unit of the Ministry of Interior were imposed today by the USA, on the occasion of the “repression” of the recent “peaceful and pro-democracy demonstrations” in the country.
The President of the USA Joe Biden He said the new US sanctions against Cuba were aimed at those responsible for the crackdown. first step in the American response.
«This is just the beginning“, Biden stressed in his announcement. “The United States condemns the mass arrests and trials in Cuba and will continue to impose sanctions on those responsible for the repression of the Cuban people,” he said.
“The people of Cuba are protesting for the fundamental and universal rights that their government must guarantee,” said the US Treasury Secretary. Janet Glenn, in a relevant press release, as broadcast by ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
He promises to continue to impose sanctions on the island to support the “people’s quest for democracy”.