Andrés Cisneros, former vice chancellor during Mauricio Macri’s term, criticized the Government and assured that “Kirchnerism defends some dictators and not others”, Referring to the popular demonstrations that take place in Cuba against the regime of Miguel Díaz Canel.
Interviewed by the channel TN, the former diplomatic official asked that “Argentina defend Human Rights” regardless of whether it is a “friendly or not” state”.
Cisneros clarified that, in his opinion, in Cuba “there is no blockade, but an embargo” and that the difference between the two terms is “abysmal”. Then he described the Central American country as “the Vatican of violent leftist revolutions”.
In that sense, he added, “there is a romantic halo which is that when someone rises up against Cuba, they become a bootlickers of the Empire”, Referring to the United States.
In addition, he assured that President Alberto Fernández “says a lie”When he maintains that there is a blockade against the island.
Former Vice Foreign Minister Andrés Cisneros criticized the Government for its position on Cuba
Cisneros questioned, on the other hand, some figures in the country linked to Human Rights and asked himself: “Where is Hebe de Bonafini now?” A rhetorical reference: the leader of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo is clearly related to the Cuban regime.
In that sense, he redoubled his questioning and recalled that Argentina has a Nobel Peace Prize, in reference to Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, who obtained it in 1980, to whom He also demanded that he express himself publicly regarding the political crisis that Havana is going through. “Keep quiet,” he chicaneled.
Earlier, the former official recalled that Fernández did choose to comment on what Sebastián Piñera should do in Chile, amid the riots and protests during 2020.
“Kirchnerism has been taking over human rights as a party flag. So they wield the issue as it suits them: they criticize Pinochet, who was a criminal, but they do not criticize Fidel Castro, who was another criminal,” he attacked. .
Criticisms for the United States, too
Later in the interview, Cisneros criticized the actions of the United States government and he described the embargo as “error” and recalled that international organizations do not have the power to end Castroism or any other regime.
Cuban protests in the state of Florida, United States – Photo REUTERS
“The great push against dictatorships is Public opinion“, He sentenced, while hoping that” neither in Cuba, Venezuela or in no other country is there a direct intervention”From the powers.
In this sense, he reiterated: “The pressure of public opinion is the most important tool for defend freedom”.
Cisneros, who supported Guido Di Tella during Carlos Saúl Menem’s tenures and resumed under Jorge Faurie during the Macrismo, had already warned about the foreign policy of the Fernández government.
“We are locking ourselves in a kind of living with ours that is only practiced in North Korea and Venezuela. So the consequences are greater isolation and a greater loss of importance for the world ”, he questioned.
On Sunday, thousands of people staged the largest protests in 27 years against the Cuban regime, which resulted in one death, dozens of detainees, clashes after the call of the country’s president Miguel Díaz-Canel to his supporters to confront the protesters.