US state secretary calls on Lithuania not to ratify EU-Cuba pact - BNS SPECIAL

  • 2020-03-06
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called on the Lithuanian government not to ratify the European Union's cooperation agreement with Cuba.  "We are grateful to Lithuania for not ratifying the agreement and ask that you continue to vote against it, as a symbol of your support for the Cuban people," he said in a letter to Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. In the letter, a copy of which was obtained by BNS, Pompeo says that the Cuban regime uses the agreement "to validate its dictatorial, repressive actions"...
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