The world once again calls for Cuba embargo end, but U.S. maintains its “no”

For yet another year, Washington was practically alone in its defense of the embargo, and only Israel, one of its most loyal allies, supported its position.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cuba once again received on Wednesday overwhelming support from the international community in its denunciation of the US embargo, with the approval at the UN General Assembly of a resolution demanding the lifting of sanctions; the resolution was again opposed by the United States despite the change of government in Washington.

The resolution, which Havana has been promoting annually since 1992 and which is not binding, was approved with 184 votes in favor, two against (United States and Israel) and three abstentions (Colombia, Ukraine, and United Arab Emirates).

"Resounding victory! The cynical, lying, and slanderous imperial . . .

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