Excellencies: Last century bore witness to two terrible world wars. Over 80 million human beings perished in them. It later seemed that, with the lesson learned, the United Nations Organization was born so that never again would a war occur. The Charter, adopted in San Francisco nearly 60 years ago, enshrined the purpose of “preserving future generations from the scourge of war.” However, we then endured wars of aggression and conquest, colonial wars, border wars and ethnic wars. Many peoples were left with no other choice but the war to defend their rights. Moreover, in the last 13 years the »
Cuba consideraque no debemos ni podemos renunciar al multilateralismo; que no debemos ni podemos renunciar a las Naciones Unidas; que no podemos ni debemos renunciar a la lucha por un mundo de paz, justicia, equidad y desarrollo para todos.