Rodriguez said it was an event of compromise, of unity in diversity, of proposals in terms of attention to fundamental problems of the region, such as climate change, the situation of the post-covid world, development, the exercise of human rights and democracy.
The Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister considered that the Declaration of Buenos Aires and other passed special documents include references to Cuba with the denunciation of the U.S. blockade and the inclusion of Havana in the spurious list of countries allegedly sponsoring terrorism.
The Minister acknowledged the various challenges that CLAC had to face in the last period, but currently there is a favorable political correlation in the region, similar to the one that gave rise to the creation of CLAC.
The minister considered that a sign of this strengthening and revitalization was also the opportunity to listen in the context of the Summit to leaders of other countries that do not belong to our region and were summoned to the meeting.
In this regard, he referred to the speeches made by the Chinese President, Xi Jinping; the President of the European Council; the representative of US President Joe Biden, as well as the African group.