The Swedish government is supporting a revision of the so-called Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) between the European Union (EU) and the Cuban regime, a move that could deeply impact the Caribbean military dictatorship.
In a response to a letter about the agreement from deputy Björn Söder, Swedish Minister of Foreign Trade Johan Forssell indicated “there are reasons” to review the EU’s policy towards Cuba.
“The government is concerned about the continuing negative events in Cuba and the repressive actions of the Cuban state. It can be said that the PDCA agreement has been provisionally applied for just over five years and our government’s assessment is that there are reasons for a review of the EU engagement policy and the PDCA agreement, including EU aid to Cuba,” Forssell said.Click to read full article
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