Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh

Tehran (IP) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the failure of the US plan to launch nationwide unrest in Cuba was due to the sympathy between the people and the Cuban government.

Iran PressIran News: Condemning the US interference in the internal affairs of Cuba, Saeed Khatibzadeh said that US illegal sanctions are the leading and essential cause of the economic difficulties of the Cuban nation.

He went on to say, "As US destabilizing efforts have failed in recent days, the Cuban government and people will overcome the problems and foreign interventions through interaction with each other."

Condemning the US apparent interference in the internal affairs of independent and freedom-seeking countries, he called for an immediate end to US unilateral economic sanctions against Cuba.

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These sanctions have been set to create discontent among the people, Khatibzadeh added.

Saying that the US is the leading cause of livelihood problems in Cuba, Khatibzadeh noted that the Americans have emerged as supporters of unrest in the country.

According to him, the US seeks to interfere in the internal affairs of the Republic of Cuba in clear violation of international law.

The senior Iranian diplomat also declared Iran's solidarity with the Cuban nation, reiterating that the US illegal sanctions are the leading and essential cause of this country's current livelihood and economic difficulties.


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