MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated on Tuesday the US financial embargo of Cuba was “genocidal coverage,” elevating the stakes in a standoff with Washington over its therapy of the Communist-ruled Caribbean island.
Lopez Obrador, a leftist who has repeatedly referred to as for america to finish the embargo, stated earlier in Could that he wouldn’t attend the US-hosted Summit of the Americas subsequent month until all nations within the area have been invited.
Talking at a daily authorities information convention, Lopez Obrador stated america “seemed unhealthy” in the way it was treating Cuba, and urged Washington to finish the embargo.
“It’s a genocidal coverage,” Lopez Obrador stated.
Nonetheless, he welcomed strikes by the US authorities on Monday that can ease some Trump-era restrictions on the island and improve processing of US visas for Cubans.
Lopez Obrador on Wednesday is because of meet with a US delegation for the Summit of the Americas during which he plans to elucidate why Mexico desires all nations within the area to attend.