August 6, 2020

Pompeo urges no vote for Cuba on Human Rights Council

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged UN members not to support Cuba’s bid to join the organization’s Human Rights Council.”It’s outrageous that the Human Rights Council would offer to seat Cuba, a brutal dictatorship that traffic its own doctors under the guise of humanitarian missions,” the top US diplomat said on Wednesday.Pompeo has described Cuba’s sale of medical services, Havana’s main source of foreign exchange, as a form of human trafficking.”No country should vote Cuba onto the council,” he said.Under President Donald Trump, Washington has reversed an opening…


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