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Contrast in Cuba protests.. Spain recognizes the right to demonstrate, Mexico and Venezuela support the government


International reactions differed about the huge protests in Cuba, opposing the government and President Miguel Diaz-Canel, which began in the country to demand freedom and denounce the economic crisis and mismanagement of the Corona crisis.


In a statement, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that Spain recognizes the right of Cubans to demonstrate freely and peacefully, while expressing its desire for the island to be "peaceful."


"Spain, as an Iberian country, is following the situation in Cuba with great interest and closely," the diplomatic information office said. "We express our concern about the serious shortage faced by its population. We are equally aware of the exacerbation of the epidemic on the island, which was one of the determining factors of the crisis."


In the face of this panorama, which has led to protests against the Castro regime across the island, the Spanish government has announced that it will study "forms of assistance that can alleviate the situation" in Cuba, as has happened with other countries in the region.


As for Venezuela, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed "all support" for the "Cuban Revolutionary Government" after massive anti-government protests on the island.


"From here I endorse you, as I told you yesterday over the phone: all the support for President Miguel Diaz-Canel, all the support for the people of Cuba, for the revolutionary government of Cuba, from here, from Venezuela, brothers through thick and thin, and Cuba will move forward," the president said in a televised interview. with parliamentarians.


Mexico's President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, called on the United States to suspend the trade embargo against Cuba as a humanitarian gesture to help the country, after protests over the growing economic crisis and lack of freedoms that rocked the island nation.


"The truth is, if you want to help Cuba, the first thing you should do is suspend the embargo against Cuba, as most countries in the world are asking for, that would be a truly humanitarian gesture. No country in the world should be fenced off and blocked, and that's the most it can be," Amlou said be inconsistent with human rights.


Lopez Obrador added: "You can't put up a fence, isolate an entire city for political reasons and for whatever reason. No one can, and no one has the right to make those decisions that affect the towns."

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