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Present at the 7th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (AEC), which was held at the Palace of the Revolution of Havana in Cuba, from 02 to 04 June 2016, President Aline HANSON was very honored with the reception Reserved for the community of Saint-Martin within the ACS.

Indeed, on Thursday 02 June, the accession of Saint-Martin as an associate member of the ACS in its own name, was unanimously ratified by the member countries.
"Supported by the French Republic and the member states, the request for accession in own name filed by the Collectivity of Saint Martin was very well received," welcomed the President.
Aline HANSON traveled to Cuba with the French delegation composed of the French ambassador to Cuba, Jean-Marie BRUNO, Véronique BERTILE, French ambassador for regional cooperation in the Antilles-Guyane zone and Hédi PICQUART, Ambassador of France In Trinidad and Tobago. Marie-Luce PENCHARD, 2e Vice-President of the Guadeloupe region and Alfred MARIE-JEANNE, President of the territorial collectivity of Martinique, were also present.
On the sidelines of the summit, the French delegation was invited to the French Embassy by Ambassador Jean-Marie BRUNO, who wished to meet with the Presidents of the French Caribbean communities. Earlier in the day, AEC Secretary General Alfonso Munera received a "standing ovation" at the Palais de la Revolution, following the presentation of his report at the head of the General Secretariat since 2012.

On Friday 03 June, member states validated the Havana Declaration and the new ACS Action Plan for the 2016-2018 period. During this summit, the AEC focused its efforts on cooperation, with the common goal for member states to intensify political dialogue by coordinating their actions more closely.

On Saturday 04 June, during the meeting for Heads of State and Government, Cuban President Raoul Castro welcomed Saint Martin's accession to the ACS. Focused on promoting the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean, the 7 summit of the ACS was a success for the participants, mainly because of its ability to strengthen ties between the Caribbean states and its contribution to the process of revitalization of the Caribbean. the association.

Aware of the stakes of economic cooperation in the greater Caribbean, President Aline HANSON was very attached to the accession of Saint Martin in her own name. The Saint Martin community, along with Martinique and Guadeloupe, which have been associate members since April 2014, will now be able to participate directly in the political reflections of the ACS and thus inscribe the territory in the commercial, tourism and protection actions Against natural hazards, which will be initiated at the Caribbean level.

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