“In honor of democratic principles, we categorically reject the exclusion of these or any other country (?) from any multilateral space destined to the exchange of visions and experiences, for the mere fact of holding an opinion different from the host country’s government in power”, the text specifies.
This political formation insisted on the need to respect the principles of multilateralism and unity in diversity for the sake of peace, cooperation, dialogue and respect for the countries’ sovereignty.
The CCP pointed out that this is the only way to face the common challenges of the continent, whose development requires joint actions and to put aside differences “whether political or otherwise”.
In addition, this political force valued as positive the declaration of the Chilean Foreign Minister, Antonia Urrejola, who advocated the participation of these countries in the hemispheric forum to be held in the city of Los Angeles from June 6 to 10.
Washington decided to exclude Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela from the event under the argument that they do not respect human rights.
The decision prompted severe criticism from heads of state and government, political and social leaders, and international organizations such as the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA).