01 May 2007

Support from Merkel


During a press conference within the frame of the annual summit of the United States and the block of 27 European nations on Monday, President George W. Bush and the German chancellor, Angela Merkel emphasized the support of the United States and the European Union to a free and democratic Cuba.


Bush emphasized that it is important that Cuba be a free society, that respects the human dignity and the rule of law.

Germany holds the rotating presidency of the European Union. The European Union will be discussing its common position on Cuba soon.

4 comments:

Charlie Bravo said...

Are we witnessing the birth of the trasatlantic rafts?
Because, we still have the damn dry foot wet foot regulation sending people back to Cuba!

El Gusano said...

i think the point is to do whatever it takes to stop the rafts. stability trumps freedom,mon ami.

Charlie Bravo said...

Exaclty, that's the cynical view on it, the one favored by the press and certain government types.

El Gusano said...

but you noticed the smaller handpicked crowd at the main event yesterday. Only 500,000 or so..not too stable.