ALBA to hold special Summit in support of Venezuela amid US threats

March 16 2015

Source:  Cuban News Agency

The member nations of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas regional integration bloc (ALBA) will hold an extraordinary summit Tuesday in Caracas in support of Venezuela amid US threats.

alba leaders 2President Nicolas Maduro said that the ALBA countries will state forth their position in support of his nation and in rejection of US interference-oriented policy towards the region.

Maduro thanked all governments, social movements, political parties and countries from around the world for their support of Venezuela, following the declaration by US President Barack Obama that the South America nation is a threat to US National Security.

Venezuela will continue to defend fair causes of humanity

The Venezuelan president said his country will continue to defend fair causes of humanity and will always back the Cuban people in their struggle against the US economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed for over 50 years now.

CUBA-COMENZO LA 8 REUNION CONSEJO POLITICO DEL ALBACuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez recently said in Caracas that his country will always support Venezuela and reiterated the island´s strong rejection of Obama´s recent executive order.

          ALBA Member States

Country                                              Date joined    Population

1         Antigua and Barbuda                          6/24/2009            85,632
2         Bolivia                                                 4/29/2006        9,119,152
3         Cuba                                                 12/14/2004      11,451,652
4         Dominica                                            1/20/2008             72,660
5         Ecuador                                              6/24/2009       14,573,101
6         Grenada                                            12/14/2014           109,590
7         Nicaragua                                           2/23/2007         5,891,199
8         Saint Kitts and Nevis                        12/14/2014             51,538
9         Saint Lucia                                          7/20/2013           180,870
10       Saint Vincent and the Grenadines     6/24/2009           120,000
11       Venezuela                                        12/14/2004       28,199,825                                                                      Total                                                  69,513,221

  Observer States
12      Iran
13      Syria
14      Haiti
Special guest member
16      Suriname

Sources:
Member States of ALBA Wikipedia
ALBA Countries Hold Extraordinary Summit in Caracas  Cuban News Agency

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