MCUD visits the U.S. Senate in
search of support due to Iberoamerican policy towards Castro.
Press Release (Cuban Movement for a Unified Democracy)
Washington D.C. October 19 2005. Complying with his work agenda today
the president of the MCUD eng. Cesar Alarcon made an urgent visit to the
U.S. Senate in search of support to establish meetings with different
Committees of the U.S. Senate with a view towards analyzing the Cuban
issue within the new international context.
The MCUD held a brief encounter with the Chairman of the Senate
Committee on Foreign Relations, the powerful Senator Richard Lugar,
Alarcon explained concisely to the Senator the need to implement reforms
in U.S. foreign policy toward Cuba, “After having evidence and exact
details of the position of Iberamerican support toward the forty-six
year old dictatorship, we need our friends to readjust accords with the
present political environment, it is time to offer total support to the
suffering Cuban people” expressed Alarcon.
Senator Lugar offered eng. Alarcon to work with the members of his
Committee in that direction. They agreed to keep monitoring this issue.
Eng. Alarcon likewise briefly exchanged with the Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice greetings and solicited urgency in a possible meeting
within her tight schedule to discuss the topic of the urgency of support
for the liberty of the Cuban people.