During his official visit to Cuba, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, declared that he will insist to his US counterpart, Joe Biden, not to exclude any country from the next Summit of the Americas.
“I will insist with President Biden that no country in the Americas be excluded from the Summit next month, to be held in Los Angeles, California, and that the authorities of each country freely decide whether or not to attend said meeting,” Indian this Sunday the president in his speech accepting the Order of José Martí, the highest decoration awarded by the Cuban Government.
From the Palace of the Revolution, in Havana, López Obrador affirmed that he will continue to insist that Washington lift the commercial blockade against the island to “begin the reestablishment of relations of cooperation and friendship between the peoples of the two nations.”
‼️ “Let no one exclude anyone”, says the president @lopezobrador_ about the respectful request he made to his US counterpart to call all the countries of the continent to the Summit of the Americas and leave behind the politics of confrontation. pic.twitter.com/BZzpmFazie
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And he concluded by saying that he has never bet, does not bet, nor will he bet on the failure of the Cuban Revolution, “on its legacy of justice and its lessons of independence and dignity.” Likewise, he expressed his hopes that the revolution “will be reborn in the revolution” and be able to renew itself.