The Cuban President participated in the inaugural segment of the 47th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Group of 77 (G77) and China. Photo: ACN

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel spoke on September 22 at the 47th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Group of 77 (G77) and China, whose pro tempore presidency Cuba has held since January of this year.

As reported in X Anayansi Rodríguez, Cuban Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic participated in the inaugural segment of that event, based in New York, United States.

He added that the meeting of foreign ministers of the G77 and China, which was held in the context of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, was attended by Dennis Francis, president of this session, and Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

#AHORA #G77 and China Ministerial Meeting is held at #UNGA78 low @cubag77 margins. Participating in the inaugural segment are President #Cuba 🇨🇺 @DiazCanelB, President of the @UN_PGA General Assembly and Deputy Secretary General @ONU_es @AminaJMohammed#ElSurTambiénHay #DíazCanelEnONU

— Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo (@AnayansiRCamejo) September 22, 2023

Through the same social network, Ernesto Soberón, Director General of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad, said that as part of the meeting, it was determined that Uganda, a country located in East Africa, with a population of more than 48 million inhabitants, occupy the next pro tempore presidency of the G77 and China.

The working session of the 47th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the #G77 and China continues, under the presidency @cubag77. #Uganda elected as next pro tempore President of the Group

— Ernesto Soberón (@SoberonGuzman) September 22, 2023

Díaz-Canel, at the head of the Cuban delegation present at the High-Level Segment of the United Nations, celebrates his fourth day of work in New York City this Friday.

Cuba intervenes in parallel meetings and summits on behalf of the G77 and China, an organization created in 1964 that currently has 134 member states representing 80 percent of the world's population.

(With information from ACN)