Russia, China and Iran have warned the United States that it must not intervene in Cuba after the island was rocked by major protests for which U.S. President Joe Biden cast his support.

As Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez railed against “the increased aggression of the U.S. government” during lengthy remarks delivered to the press Tuesday in the wake of historic anti-government demonstrations alleging shortages in COVID-19 vaccines and basic humanitarian needs, his message was echoed by three powers deeply critical of Washington’s foreign policy toward Havana, and in many other parts of the world.

In Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with Cuban ambassador Julio Garmendia Peña for a discussion earlier Tuesday in which “the Russian side expressed solidarity with Cuba’s government and people, and promised all-round support to the efforts towards the soonest normalization of the situation,” according to the Russian Foreign Ministry.

“The sides expressed confidence that the situation will return to normal soon,” the readout said, “and stressed the inadmissibility of foreign interference and other destructive actions that are fraught with the destabilization in Cuba.”

China too backed Cuba’s position as Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told a press briefing Tuesday that, “the U.S. embargo is the root cause of Cuba’s shortage of medicines and energy.”

The decades-long U.S. restrictions against trade with Cuba were condemned last month for the 29th consecutive time by the United Nations General Assembly in a near-unanimous 184-2 vote. Zhao called on Biden to lift the sanctions, which were briefly relaxed under former President Barack Obama, before being reinstated by his successor, Donald Trump.

And Zhao also lashed out at any outside attempts to interfere in fellow communist-led Cuba.

“China firmly opposes foreign interference in Cuba’s internal affairs, firmly supports what Cuba has done in fighting COVID-19, improving people’s livelihood and upholding social stability, and firmly supports Cuba in exploring a development path suited to its national conditions,” Zhao said. “I’d like to stress that China stands ready to work with Cuba to implement the important consensus of the two heads of state and is firmly committed to deepening friendly relations between the two countries.”

Also critical of the U.S. role was Iran, another country subject to severe sanctions lifted by Obama and then put back in place under Trump.

“In this situation, where the United States is primarily responsible for the many problems created for the Cuban people,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh told reporters Tuesday, “it is trying to appear as a supporter of the Cuban protests and has tried to interfere in the internal affairs of this country in a blatant violation of international rules.”

Iran, he said, “while condemning the illegal U.S. sanctions, which are an important factor in the economic hardships of the Cuban people, has condemned any interference in the internal affairs of this country and as a country facing illegal and oppressive U.S. sanctions.”

While the U.S. is currently engaged in negotiations, albeit indirect, with Iran as part of an effort to return to the 2015 nuclear deal struck the same year Obama carried out a historic thaw with Cold War-era foe Cuba, no plans to reengage Havana have been announced by Washington.

Biden has instead emphasized his backing for the demonstrations that took Cuba by storm on Sunday.

The president began remarks focused on his efforts to reduce gun crime Monday by “recognizing the remarkable protests that are taking place in Cuba, with the Cuban people demanding their freedom from an authoritarian regime.”

“I don’t think we’ve seen anything like this protest in a long, long time—if, quite frankly, ever,” Biden said. “The United States stands firmly with the people of Cuba as they assert their universal rights. And we call on the government of Cuba to refrain from violence or attempts to silence the voice of the people of Cuba.”

He declined to say whether he was considering lifting the embargo on Cuba, and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reiterated the president’s initial message on Tuesday.

The State Department remains in the midst of a policy review of the past administration’s ongoing policies toward Cuba, which Biden previously criticized on the campaign trail last September as having “inflicted harm on the Cuban people and have done nothing to advance democracy and human rights.”

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday that the policy review “focuses on the political and economic well-being of the Cuban people, and obviously, we’re looking carefully and closely at what has just happened, what indeed is happening.

“And as we stated many times, at the heart of the review and at the heart of the policy that would result are democracy and human rights,” he added. “That’s core to our efforts. That will be reflected in the policy.”

Blinken also warned that “it would be a grievous mistake for the Cuban regime to interpret what is happening in dozens of towns and cities across the island as the result or product of anything the United States has done.”

“It would be a grievous mistake because it would show that they simply are not hearing the voices and will of the Cuban people,” Blinken said, “people deeply, deeply, deeply tired of the repression that has gone on for far too long, tired of the mismanagement of the Cuban economy, tired of the lack of adequate food, and of course, inadequate response to the COVID pandemic.”

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34 thoughts on “Russia, China, Iran Warn U.S. Must Not Intervene in Cuba”
  1. Well, Biden is afraid of Russia, China and Iran. He would lose a lot of his personal money, if he interferes. This is why he should not be President. He hasn’t even been legally vetted, and has a lot on the line, if he goes against these people. He’ll lose millions of dollars if he does.

  2. That these several gangster governments have chimed in gives us an exquisite opportunity to kill many birds with one stone — namely, expose Russia, Iran, and The People’s Republic of F______g Red China as the paper tigers they are, while cleaning out the commies in Cuba.

  3. unfortunately for the people of cuba–communist run america will not come to their rescue-
    total shame-this is a ready made fix for the ef up caused by JFK-cleanup a commie nest-in our back yard-

  4. if we are going to lift sanctions we may as well get rid of the commies in our own front lawn-
    would probably make biden a hero and help the dems in 2022 –
    but since america is now a charter member of the commie cabal it won’t happen-

  5. Well russia,china and iran,do NOT pass go,do NOT collect two hundred dollars,”THIS AIN’T MONOPOLY,instead take your commy butts and go to you know where.

  6. China Joe will obey his masters because they own his behind. Americans are not owned by these evil people. Go pound sand. Help the Cuban people.

  7. Biden is the best US president China and Russia have ever had …he is too busy wrecking the US economy to help the people of our next door neighbor – Cuba … For China to trample Singiang , or threaten Taiwan with a massive military invasion …and Russia seizing the Crimea from The Ukraine . ….Then warning the US not to help the oppressed and brutalized people of Cuba is a showcase of audacity and hypocrisy …very sad circumstances.

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