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Gambian and Cuban youth against the US blockade

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Banjul, Oct. 6 – Young Gambian graduates in Cuba, and the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in this African nation, expressed their rejection of the illegal US blockade.

against the largest of the Antilles, in a fraternal meeting held on Saturday at the headquarters of the embassy of the Island in this capital.

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The new generations of professionals from both countries agreed to condemn the harsh economic, commercial and financial siege that Washington has imposed on Cuba for six decades, solely for preserving its sovereignty and dignity, and being in solidarity with the most dispossessed of this world.

They also agreed to defend the Caribbean nation in all possible spaces, including social networks, against the continuing aggressions of the current administration of the White House.

The Gambians also thanked the solidarity they have always received, like all Africans, from the Cuban people and government.

For their part, the young doctors of the BMC said that Gambia, despite being a small country, has maintained for years a firm position of rejection of the Washington blockade, repeated a few days ago by its official delegation present in the high segment level of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.

In the fraternal appointment, there were declarations, music, memories, reading of texts and especially many expressions of friendship, so the Cuban ambassador to the Gambia, Rubén G. Abelenda, said that this October 5 was a very special day in his diplomatic legation.

In this regard, he stressed that we were surrounded by the new generations of professionals we have to continue fighting against the US blockade. and for a better, more supportive and fair world.

Also in the activity was the head of the BMC, Anaris Marta Odio, who on behalf of all employees said that Cuba will continue to provide health and save lives in the Gambia, and in any corner of this world that needs it.

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