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Spokesman Strongly Condemns US Hostile Policies against Cuba

Iran"s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has categorically condemned the US" hostile policies towards Cuba, particularly its decision to end the suspension of Title III of the HelmsBurton Act.

In a Thursday statement, Mousavi said, "With this move, Washington showed once again that it uses any illegitimate tool to exert pressure on independent countries."

It also showed that "despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of UN member states annually express their opposition to the economic embargo on Cuba, the US knows no boundaries when it comes to slapping new inhumane sanctions against this country and repeatedly breaching its commitments," he added.

Mousavi said the Islamic Republic of Iran expresses support for the people and government of the Republic of Cuba against the United States" new wave of sanctions and threats, and calls on responsible countries to adopt effective measures against Washington"s repeated violations of international law.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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