Cuba commemorates Day of the Victims of State Terrorism | News
The Cuban people commemorate this Friday the Day of the Victims of State Terrorism when 47 years have passed since the so-called Barbados crime, an event in which 73 people were victims of mid-flight sabotage of a commercial airliner, perpetrated by the notorious terrorists Luis Posada Carriles and Orlando Bosch.
Cuban Embassy in Washington, USA suffers terrorist attack
“No to Terrorism that 47 years ago took from us 73 full lives and one in gestation. That has never stopped threatening our people. "That even today persists in its plans of hatred and destruction against Cuba," published the Cuban president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on his X account.
The head of state asserted that "the greatest proof of the empire's cynicism is to put the honorable name of Cuba on its list of sponsors of terrorism, when the terrorists responsible for the Barbados Crime lived and died in the United States without paying for their crimes." crimes".
In turn, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla published that Cuba commemorates the date in memory of the 3,478 dead and 2,099 people with disabilities, victims of terrorism encouraged from the United States. while he reaffirmed the position of “No To Terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”
Traditionally, the day is commemorated with a pilgrimage to the Christopher Columbus Necropolis, located in the center of the Cuban capital, and once there to the pantheon of the Revolutionary Armed Forces.
On October 6, 1976, 24 members of the Cuban youth fencing team died, returning to their country after competing in the IV Central American and Caribbean Championships held in Venezuela. However, a total of 57 Cubans, 11 Guyanese and five Koreans died.
The crime in Barbados, which took 73 lives, remains unpunished after 47 years.
Cuba commemorates Day of Victims of State Terrorism in memory of 3,478 dead and 2,099 disabled victims of this. We reaffirm position of #NoToTerrorism in all its forms and manifestations. pic.twitter.com/6VsnI5Xnwg
— Bruno Rodríguez P (@BrunoRguezP)
October 6, 2023
It should be remembered that on September 24, the Cuban embassy in Washington, United States, suffered a terrorist attack by an individual who threw two Molotov cocktails.
This is the second attack against the diplomatic headquarters since April 2020, when a subject of Cuban origin fired thirty rounds at the building with an assault rifle.
For its part, the US Government has refused to classify both events as terrorist acts and has failed to comply with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, which establishes the special obligation of the receiving State to take appropriate measures to protect the premises of the mission.
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