XX ALBA-TCP Summit kicks off in Havana (+ video)

The President of Cuba speaks at the ALBA-TCP Summit. Photo: Presidency of Cuba.

At 9:15 a.m. on this historic morning of December 14, the XX ALBA-TCP Summit began its session.

First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, The meeting of this Solidarity Integration Mechanism established by Fidel and Chavez opened on December 14, 2004.

He did so by saluting the recent victories of Venezuela and Nicaragua in their respective electoral processes and the Bolivian government’s resistance to new coup attempts.

In your brief words of greeting to the newly arrived VIPs, Diaz-Canel Bermúdez highlights the quick reaction of ALBA-TCP members, especially Venezuela, in the face of the impact of the pandemic, share all resources and expertise.

He thanked Cuba for its support, at a time when it was experiencing the most critical moment in the common COVID-19 catastrophe and the strengthening of the blockade in North America.

“Alba Beat Equal”Minutes later, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros said, referring to the nature of ALBA-TCP integration, where no country is above another or dictating to others what they should do.

Our democracies do not base their forces on the power of money or weapons. Those of us who put our energies and our capabilities around ALBA-TCP do not fit the molds that the Empire has designed for its subjects or its partners,” Díaz-Canel Bermúdez previously said, referring to the apex of “democracy.” (This is what he called it because of its exclusive nature) which is what the United States has called it in recent days.

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This 20th ALBA-TCP Summit must agree on a post-pandemic plan, with strategic decisions, in which the vital issue is health.

“Recognizing the tragic situation, imperialism did not stop and expanded its plans to dominate the region,” Díaz-Canel Bermúdez denounced and emphasized that at the same time the progressive forces showed better integration and resisted the attack.

The president reiterated that Cuba remains the main target of the US policy of persecutionWhich used the most despicable mechanisms to attack the revolution, such as the cooperation that many countries of this bloc received.

Summing up that this summit is the culmination of a year of hard work, he called for further strengthening of unity, integration, and respect for Latin America and the Caribbean as a region of peace.

In the face of the challenges we face, Cuba And it will not stop its desire to build a socialist society that is more just and humane, more supportive and more international. Toward this horizon we can only walk in a narrow box, like silver at the roots of the Andes.

Fidel and Chavez They have progressed more than anyone else on this path of integration. His humble followers, and his faithful disciples, we have the duty and honor to promote and strengthen this remarkable work.

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