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Felipe Perez Roque invites Egypt to Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Havana

Posted March 22, 2006 by publisher in Cuba Politics.
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Prensa Latina

Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Felipe Perez Roque travelled to Egypt and Algeria to officially invite their presidents to the Non-Aligned Movement Summit Havana will host next September.

Perez Roque is also slated to visit Sudan, where he will attend the Summit of the Heads of State of the Arab League between March 26 and 27.

Cuba was invited to the Arab summit to brief participants about preparations of the meeting of NAM, which brings together 114 countries.

The Foreign minister said he will meet with several Arab representatives to inform of his nation�s views to strengthen and harmonize the NAM work, defend multilateralism, international law and the right to development.

He stated the NAM Summit will allow discussing ways to boost, reshuffle and activate its work, in order to turn the movement into a key player in international relations.

Member Comments

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On March 27, 2006, Ralph wrote:

I remind me no to forget,in 2000 when Perez Roque and his entourage travelled
a lot through many african countries to invite their presidents to attend to the
on aligned Group Plus China,some did’nt attend,others went,but one of them
who didn’t,Praised Castro government in the highest terms,that was the little
big thief Frederick Chiluba,the same who weared 2000 pairs of shoes,good brand-name shoes,meanwhile the zambian people struggled hard to eat one
time a day or every two days.When you see History,you can realize how ludicrous it can be.