Raul at the UN: The industrial nations must accept their historic responsibiltiy

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“We should adopt as soon as possible, concrete commitments in terms of development assistance, and resolve the debt issue, a debt already paid several times over”  Raul Castro

Source:  Cuban News Agency
September 26 2015

raul at the un 2015Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a speech at the United Nations Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, in New York.

New York,
September 26, 2015

Esteemed heads of State and Government,
Distinguished heads of delegations,
Mister Secretary General of the United Nations,
Mister President,

The current instability prevailing in numerous regions of the world has its roots in the pervasive underdevelopment afflicting two-thirds of the world population.

Fifteen years after the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals progress is insufficient and unevenly distributed. In many cases, unacceptable levels of poverty and social inequality persist and there are cases, even including the industrial nations, where these have been aggravated.  The gap between…

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