One person died in riots in Cuba

One person died as a result of riots in Cuba. This was reported by Agence France-Presse on Twitter on Tuesday, July 13.

“One person died in anti-government protests, authorities said,” the report said.

On July 11, thousands of Cubans took to the streets to participate in mass peaceful protests against the government. People participated in rallies in Havana, Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba, San Antonio de los BaƱos and other municipalities.

For his part, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel addressed the nation, urging communists to take to the streets to prevent possible provocations against the authorities. He also stated that the Communists are ready to fight in the streets and die for the revolution.

Jake Sullivan, assistant to President Joe Biden on national security, warned Cuban authorities against using violence against demonstrators. Moscow considered outside interference in Cuba’s internal affairs unacceptable, as stated by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.