BANGKOK, February 22, 2021.- The Director General of the American and South Pacific Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, ambassador Witchu Vejjajiva, welcomed the Cuban ambassador to Thailand, Héctor Conde Almeida, for a meeting at the headquarters of that Ministry.
In the cordial exchange, attended also by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Asian nation, both sides highlighted the good state of bilateral relations and expressed mutual willingness to further strengthen cooperation in different fields of activity in the framework of the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
The Cuban Ambassador congratulated the government of Thailand on the successful way in which Covid-19 pandemic has been handled in the Kingdom and provided details on Cuba’s innovative medical approach for the management of COVID-19 with relevant BioCubaFarma products and Cuban COVID-19 vaccine candidates.
The two diplomats exchanged views on Cuba’s Report on Resolution 74/7 of the United Nations General Assembly entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”, further strengthened by the Trump administration in the last four years through 240 additional unilateral measures and the arbitrary inclusion of Cuba in the US spurious list of State Sponsors of Terrorism, as announced by the U.S. Department of State on January 11, 2021.
The Cuban Ambassador thanked the Director General, the government and the people of Thailand for the continued support to the said UN Resolution scheduled to be considered by the resumed 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, for the twenty-ninth time, in the first half of 2021.