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Solidarity and friendship between communist parties of Cuba and Greece

Athens, July 9. A virtual meeting was held, last July 7 , between the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) and the Communist Party of Greece (KKE). Both delegations reaffirmed their permanent friendship, solidarity and support.
The Cuban part was headed by Angel Arzuaga, head of the PCC’s International Relations Department, who was accompanied by Ileana Hernández, head of Europe, and Belkys Lay, an official of the mentioned department. On the Greek side, the delegation was chaired by Eliseos Vagenas, head of the Department of International Relations of the KKE, and a member of the CCKKE, which was accompanied by Aris Evangelidis, head of Latin America at the international relations department. The ambassador of Cuba in Greece Zelmys Maria Dominguez Cortina was also present.
Eliseos Vagenas explained the results of its 21st congress, and the achievements in its fight for workers’ rights, as well as an analysis of the current situation in Greece and its regional context. He also reaffirmed the permanent support of KKE to the Cuban party, government and people.
Angel Arzuaga thanked the militant solidarity and support of the KKE against the criminal economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, and its condemnation in various forums, such as in the European Parliament, where maneuvers have also been carried out against Cuba, which have been faced by the MEPs of the KKE and other friendly parties. He also explained the current economic situation in Cuba, the fight against COVID, relations with the United States, the 243 unilateral coercive measures that reinforce the blockade taken by President Donald Trump, which are still in force with the new president Joseph Biden. He also explain in detail the results of the recently concluded 8th congress of the PCC, where the socialist character of the revolution, the essential role of the Communist Party and the support of the people for the party and the revolution were reaffirmed once again.
It was a fruitful and friendly meeting, which reaffirmed the friendship and common goals of both parties.
Embacuba Greece


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