The International Relations Committee of the Parliament of Cuba indicated that if USA complies with excluding this country from the Summit of the AmericasIt will be considered as an assault.
According to the Parliament, there is no justification for not inviting certain countries to this international event, whose objective is to strengthen relations between the United States and Latin America.
as reported AmericanPost.News, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador declared that he will not attend this summit if Cuba and other countries are excluded. This position was supported by Marcelo Ebrard, head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Why do they exclude Cuba from the Summit of the Americas?
The US government, headed by the Democratic president Joe Biden, warned that he will not invite to the Summit of the Americas those countries that, according to his criteria, are not democratic. In this list are Cuba, Venezuela Y Nicaragua.
In this regard, the Cuban government criticized “the pressures” by the United States towards other countries, which have raised their voices against the exclusion of the Island from this multinational meeting.
It is worth mentioning that previously, Cuba had attended the two previous editions of the Summit of the Americas, one was held in Lima, Peru in 2018 and the other in Panama in 2015, during the mandate of Barack Obama in United States.
In addition to Mexico, countries such as Bolivia and Honduras expressed that they will not attend this meeting either in case all the nations that make up Latin America are not invited.
When will the Summit of the Americas be held?
The Summit of the Americas, which corresponds to the ninth edition, will be held from June 6 to 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California, and could take place in a tense environment if the absence of the aforementioned countries is confirmed, since either by exclusion or by solidarity to the nations not required.
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