the United States has expanded the list of sanctions on Cuba, adding a further seven organisations. A statement by the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo was distributed on Wednesday.

the text explains that under the sanctions were financial institutions, three hotels, two diving center and a water Park. The American side argues that all of these organizations, as the major part of the tourist industry of the island, allegedly associated with the Cuban military, writes TASS.

Earlier, foreign Minister of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez said that the US sanctions hampering the fight against the pandemic coronavirus. According to him, unilateral coercive measures, adopted by the United States criminal and an act of genocide. “During the COVID-19 they undermine countries’ efforts to fight the pandemic. They must cease”, stressed the diplomat.

Moscow has repeatedly called on Washington to remove Cuba all unilateral sanctions are contrary to international law.