Генассамблея ООН в 25-й раз призвала США отменить экономическую блокаду Кубы

28 October 2016

Большинством голосов Генеральная Ассамблея ООН проголосовала в среду за резолюцию о снятии торгово-экономической блокады Кубы со стороны США.

“За” высказались представители 191 страны. “Воздержались” США и Израиль.

Резолюция с призывом к отмене эмбарго в отношении Кубы со стороны США была вынесена на голосование 25-й год подряд.

США впервые проголосовали не “против” этого документа.

Торгово-экономическая блокада Кубы была введена Вашингтоном в 1960 году. В декабре 2014 год президент США Барак Обама попросил Конгресс отменить эмбарго против Кубы и восстановить с ней отношения. Летом 2015 года обе страны договорились возобновить дипломатические отношения.

В марте 2016 года – впервые за 88 лет – состоялся визит американского президента на Кубу.


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