|Montaner said that Foreign Minister Moratinos was " wrong "and that Cuba " use " the Spanish Government|
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|Tuesday, July 13, 2010 21:06|
Cuban writer and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner considered that the Cuban regime is "using" the Spanish Government change the policy of the European Union ( EU) to the island, " but changing the nature of the dictatorship. "
Speaking to reporters after the presentation today in Madrid A revised edition of his book " Journey to the Heart of Cuba, " Montaner said that " in the speeches of some politicians seem to Spanish fault that there are political prisoners in Cuba has the EU when The culprit is the Cuban dictatorship itself . "
"We have to thank the Spanish Government that they will accept and granted work permits, but we must also ask you to insist on the common position, which is what corresponds to the essence of Spanish democracy and what the EU stands "Coinciding with Today 's arrival to Spain with their families seven Cuban prisoners released, The writer noted that the role of the Spanish Government you think "generous" as long as "come voluntarily, because or it will be like going from the penalty of imprisonment to the exile. "
"We have to thank the Spanish Government that they will accept and granted work permits, but we must also ask you to insist common position , which is what corresponds to the essence of Spanish democracy and what the EU stands "He said.
But he said Montaner, "I think the Chancellor Moratinos is wrong to try to use this episode to lower European pressure on the dictatorship ".
"It's not good for Spain , nor to the EU because it contradicts their principles , values and even their documents, and of course not good for the Cuban society , "he added .
For the Cuban journalist and writer , which makes the European Union "Is what to do, what they asked the Spanish in the fight against Franco, firmly against the dictatorship and solidarity with the Democrats. "
The role of the Catholic Church in the negotiations as described as "very important "Because " the Cuban government needed a partner that was not within their own institutions " , as the Communist Party or the National Assembly People's Power "are sounding boards designed to obey. "
But Montaner , pressure has been brought in-house island was also an important part in the liberation of prisoners.
"The resistance within Cuba, the sacrifice of ( Orlando) Zapata Tamayo, Guillermo Fariñas strike and parades Damas de Blanco , all Cuban government led to the dilemma that or let prisoners at tremendous cost from the point of view political and international image and put them in the wild ", said.
The reappearance of Fidel Castro, on Monday , in a program State television did not care, in their opinion, regarding the travel Cuban prisoners to Spain.
“A Fidel Castro ever consult him less, are under consideration. No longer rules Cuba, However there a kind of collective theater in which lets you play the role Nostradamus Caribbean . All simulate what they did for 50 years, There is inertia in the adulation , "he explained .
Montaner said that " what we saw yesterday was a staging in we all play that he is still how important it was before, to maintain the system. "
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 21:06
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