Belgrade, 12 October 2021 (TDI): On Tuesday, Cuba announced the participation of its Ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations, Pedro Luis Pedroso, to the 60th Anniversary of the First Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Conference. The high-level meeting took place from October 11 to October 12 in Belgrade, Serbia.
Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, chaired the Non-Aligned Movement Conference, enumerating the agreement’s significance that is integrated today by almost 120 members, including Cuba as a founder. Speaking at the occasion, the Cuban Ambassador Pedroso congratulated the Azerbaijani and Serbian leaders for arranging the high-level event.
Ambassador Pedroso exhibited an unwavering commitment towards the unity of the South under the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM). During his address, the Cuban ambassador also encouraged the member-states to continue promulgating solidarity and multilateralism, besides developing a consensus on the Movement’s decision-making process.
He further reiterated that Cuba was the first Latin American country in the Caribbean and Latin America to become a part of NAM and that it would continue making efforts to advance the movement’s objectives.