Day: March 23, 2007

Cuba-Sweden row deepens

Via the BBC:

Sweden’s foreign minister is standing by his criticism of Cuba’s human rights record, as a diplomatic row between the two countries shows no sign of abating.

Cuba responded to Carl Bildt’s comments at the UN by deriding what it called Sweden’s imperial past.

Mr Bildt has hit back describing Havana’s response as “a desperate attack by a desperate regime”.

He also told the BBC that diplomatic mail at the Swedish embassy in Havana was being tampered with.