Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, together with Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic, other members of the government and Gerardo Hernandez, President of the Committees for the Defence of the Revolution addressed the rally. In his speech, the President spoke about the problems that Cuba faces as a result of the U.S. blockade. He emphasized that by involving the people, Cuba is tackling these problems in a manner which favours them. He stated that Cuba will never accept foreign intervention or aggression. Raul Castro reaffirmed that Cuba belongs to all Cubans no matter where they are and reiterated that together the Cuban people can solve the problems they face.
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• Oppose U.S. Provocations to Incite