Cuba’s foreign ministry criticizes the United States for re listing Cuba as a “terrorist support country”

Havana on January 11, the Cuban Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the evening of January 11, strongly criticizing the United States for re listing Cuba on the list of “supporting countries”, saying that the US move was for the purpose of political speculation. < / P > < p > the statement said that it is “shameless and hypocritical” for the US government to include Cuba in the list of “countries supporting terrorism”, and its real motive is to impose obstacles on the vision of improving Cuba US relations. Cuba is not a “terrorism supporting” country. It opposes all forms of terrorism and is a victim of terrorism. < / P > < p > the statement said that the list of “terrorist supporting countries” unilaterally released by the United States is not legitimate, and the United States uses the list as a means of defamation to implement coercive economic measures against those countries that do not yield to the arbitrary actions of the United States. The U.S. government announced on the 11th that Cuba would be included in the list of “terrorism supporting countries” again, including providing asylum to Venezuela, interfering in Venezuela and regional affairs, etc. The decision was made when the current president Trump’s term is about to end and President elect Biden is about to take office. It is considered that Biden’s government intends to restrain Biden from improving relations with Cuba in the short term. < / P > < p > in 1982, the United States included Cuba in the list of “terrorism supporting countries”. In 2015, with the easing of us Cuba relations, the then Obama administration removed Cuba from the list. After the victory of the Cuban revolution in 1959, the US government took a hostile attitude towards Cuba. In 1961, the United States and Cuba severed diplomatic relations. The following year, the United States imposed an economic, financial and trade embargo on Cuba. In July 2015, the two countries officially resumed diplomatic relations, but the United States did not lift the blockade against Cuba. After trump became US president in 2017, the US government tightened its policy towards Cuba.