BWA General Council Resolution 2013.7
AFFIRMS that the embargo does not serve the interests of the USA, Cuba or the international family of nations, much less so the interests of the Body of Christ in general, and the Baptist family, in particular; and
RECALLS the resolution it adopted at its meetings in Montego Bay, Jamaica, in 1992 and in Havana, Cuba, in 2000, calling upon governments “to remove economic sanctions relating to food and medicines” and “to reconsider the appropriateness of the use of economic sanctions in the effort to encourage changes in political situations;”
NOTES that several Baptist bodies in the USA, including two US conventions affiliated with the BWA – the American Baptist Churches USA and the Progressive National Baptist Convention – have been on record for more than two decades in opposition to the embargo; and
RECOGNIZES that annually, over the past 21 years, the United Nations General Assembly has voted – nearly unanimously – for an end to the embargo;
RECALLS the widely held belief that the lifting of the embargo will improve living conditions for Cubans and provide greater opportunities for commerce, education, and travel;
INVITES the member organizations of the Baptist World Alliance to stand in solidarity with Cuban Baptists who have been negatively impacted by this embargo;
COMMENDS the progress in the relationship between the USA and Cuba and urges the US government to lift all remaining restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens and end the embargo against Cuba and re-establish formal diplomatic relations with the Cuban government; and
CALLS UPON the governments of USA and Cuba to set in place a process for negotiating legitimate bilateral grievances.
BWA General Council Resolution 2013.7 End to United States of America (USA) Embargo on Cuba
原始来源参考书目:Callam, Neville, 编辑. 浸信会世界联盟2013年年鉴。总理事会会议记录和名录。 福尔斯丘奇，弗吉尼亚州：浸信会世界联盟，2013年。
原始来源脚注/尾注： Neville Callam, ed, 浸信会世界联盟2013年年鉴。总理事会会议记录和名录 (Falls Church, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2013), pp. 142- 143.
在线文档全文引用。 BWA General Council Resolution 2013.7 终止美利坚合众国(美国)对古巴的封锁; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.
文中在线文档引用。 (BWA General Council Resolution 2013.7).