In a statement made by the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the presence of the US nuclear submarine in the gulf was condemned and said, “We reject this, it is one of the provocative steps of the US, whose political and strategic aims are unknown. The territory of Cuba has been occupied illegally for more than 121 years.” statement was included.
In the statement that a protest note was given to the USA, the statement said, “The presence of a nuclear submarine there at the moment makes us question what purpose it serves in this peaceful part of the world, what is its military justification, what strategic purpose it has. The Caribbean has been declared a zone of peace.” it was said.
In the statement, it was pointed out that the USA has established more than 70 military bases in the region, and this is a threat to the sovereignty and interests of the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Pointing out that the USA has recently increased its military presence in Latin America and the Caribbean, it was stated that Cuba’s demand for the return of illegally occupied territories was reiterated.