Latin America – Cuba criticizes US sanctions on 8 officials

(ANSA) – Havana, Jan 07 (IANS) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez today responded to the US decision to impose visa restrictions on eight Cuban government officials responsible for repression of protesters for independence. “

The diplomatic leader in Havana responded to a State Department statement announcing in a statement that it had decided to impose visa restrictions on eight Cuban officials “because of the harsh and unjust punishments imposed on peaceful protesters.” In an effort to silence the voices of the people through repression, unjust restraints and harsh imprisonment. “

“These eight, it has been mentioned, include Cuban officials involved in the detention, sentencing and imprisonment of peaceful July 11 protesters,” he said.

Through Twitter, Rodriguez promised that “the announcement by the State Department will not in any way change Cuba’s commitment to protecting its sovereign rights.”


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