Quote of the Day: In Opposition to U.N. General Assembly's Cuba Resolution

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The United States conducts its economic relationships with other countries in accordance with its national interests and its principles. Our sanctions toward Cuba are part of our overall effort to help the Cuban people freely exercise their human rights and fundamental freedoms, and determine their own future, consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the democratic principles to which the United Nations itself is committed.
-- Ambassador Ronald D. Godard, U.S. Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, statement in opposition to the U.N. General Assembly's Cuba resolution, 10/28/14