Cuba’s Parliament has reaffirmed its solidarity with Palestine during a visit by a delegation from the Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
The delegation arrived at the headquarters of Cubaâ€™s National Assembly of Peopleâ€™s Power (ANPP), led by Fahed Sulaiman, its deputy secretary general.
â€śThe Palestinian cause is also ours,â€ť said Ana Maria Mari Machado, vice president of the ANPP, at the meeting, adding that this is why, in foreign policy affairs, Cuba lends its support to Palestine.
Machado continued to say that the Caribbean island will always be on the side of justice, reaffirming that the country still rejects U.S. President Donald Trumpâ€™s December decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The leader also stressed the necessity for unity among people, to achieve success in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, recalling the example of the late revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, who stood by the principle.
The PFLP, have, in turn, expressed solidarity with Cuba on numerous occasions.
~Palestine Chronicle/Days of Palestine
Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip, and continues into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.