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Austria supports Cuba in its fight
We had a great success in 2007 when confronting US Helms-Burton Act in the case of Austrian bank BAWAG, he stated in an interview published by Juventud Rebelde daily on Sunday.

He specified that the organization gave up its initial pretension of canceling Cuban accounts after the rejection to the intention of US laws being applied outside its territory caused in the European nation.

In agreement with data from the Cuban Foreign Ministry, the economic, commercial and financial blockade has inflicted to the island losses of more than 89 billion dollars.

Mikosch indicated that the mentioned organization with almost 6,000 members permanently supports the liberation of the antiterrorists Cuban Five, imprisoned in US for fighting against terrorism.

We disclose information on the actions of Rene Gonzalez, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero to prevent terrorist attacks from US against Cuban people, he indicated.

The Five, as they are widely known, were arrested September 12, 1998 and condemned to 15 years of freedom deprivation and even double life imprisonment for more than 15 years.

Mikosch talked about the preparation of an agreement of cooperation between Austrian and Cuban universities in different scientific fields.

He also pointed out a bust of the Argentinean-Cuban guerrilla Ernesto Che Guevara on the eve of being the 80th anniversary of birth this year will be raised in Parque del Danubio, in Vienna on April.

I am convinced that Cubans will be successful in the future, as they have been in the last 50 years, Mikosch concluded.


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