Russian MPs welcomes the restoration of relations between Cuba and the U.S., although do not see guarantees of sincerity policy of the US capital, said state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin.
the head of Barack Obama in the early winter of 2014 announced his intention to normalize diplomatic relations With Cuba and loosen trade limits. On April 14, He notified Congress of the intention to exclude Cuba from the list of state sponsors of international terrorism, which will help to eliminate a number of U.S. sanctions against the island country. If within 45 days lawmakers will not dispute the President's decision, it will start to operate.
"We welcome the beginning of normalization of relations the United States and Cuba. The Russian Parliament and most others, in fact the whole world, non-stop campaigned to end the blockade of Cuba, "Naryshkin said Tuesday at the international conference" the USSR and Latin America in the Second world war and the present.
according to his statement, "many people want to believe that the change in U.S. policy are sincere desire," but " such guarantees, unfortunately, no." After all, expressing the desire to remove punishment From Cuba, the United States has extended punishment against other countries, and among them against Russia ", - said the speaker of the state Duma.
He tried to convince " very carefully observe the process of normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba ".
Naryshkin also mentioned the current crisis in Ukraine and said that " most of the political technologies and provocations that apply there, Latin American countries have experienced, and the source, as in the Ukrainian case, was the policy of the United States."" I wish to emphasize that the American continent and gave vivid examples of resistance to pressure from the United States. With a special feeling talking about it on earth heroic Cuba, " said the head of the state Duma.
because of this, He considers the recent statements by Directors of the United States on course to restore relations With Cuba is not than other, as " a recognition of the strength and courage of the Cuban people ".