The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) turns 72 on April 4. Its existence is completely unjustified in the light of the United Nations Charter and contrary to peace and disarmament. Its dissolution is today more than ever a necessity and a demand of the peoples of the world.
Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) welcomes the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic (CPR), approved and promulgated on April 2, 1976, which enshrined broad democratic rights - political, social, economic and cultural - achieved by the Portuguese people with the April Revolution, which began on April 25, 1974, and put an end to fascism and colonialism, pointing, in particular, to a new direction for Portugal's foreign relations based on respect for national sovereignty and independence, on a policy of peace, friendship and cooperation with all
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) joins the celebration of Land Day on which every year the Palestinian people remember the general strike and the great demonstrations against the expropriation of lands, in which six young people were murdered in Galilee, on March 30, 1976, by Israeli troops. A date that has become a milestone in the patriotic unity of the Palestinian people in the fight against Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territories and for the right to a free and independent Palestine.
The CPPC put for the consideration of organisations the following statement:
Life ahead of private profits!
For a fair distribution of vaccines against COVID-19
For the suspension of patent rights on the vaccines
The scientific and technical advances that mark our time must be placed at the service of Humanity and for the resolution of its most serious problems, in terms of health, food, housing and other fundamental social rights, and of the economy, infrastructures, energy or the environment, with a view to ensuring them.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) has followed with great outrage, but without surprise, the first signs of foreign policy coming from the new Administration of the United States of America, and, in particular, in relation to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela .
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation welcomes the annulment of the lawsuits against former Brazilian President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva by the country’s judicial institutions, which confirm the political nature of these cases carried in the scope of the so-called Operation Lava Jato and which led to his unjust prison.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation condemns the US bombings carried out on February 25 on Syrian territory, which constitute yet another act of aggression against that country and a further violation of international law.
This military action decided by the new US administration blatantly affronts the United Nations Charter and International Law, demonstrating in practice what successive statements already allowed us to guess: in foreign policy, the Biden administration's goals do not differ from those who guided the performance of your predecessor's
Following the news that the Kingdom of Morocco initiated, in the early hours of the morning of this Friday, November 13, a military aggression against Western Sahara, carrying out an incursion into Saharawi territory in the area of Guerguerat, after, in the last days information on Moroccan military activities with troop parking and armaments near the border.
In the face of this aggression, in flagrant violation of the ceasefire agreement in force since 1991, under the auspices of the UN, the Polisario front forces evacuated civilians from the area and responded to the attack.
On this September 21st, International Day of Peace, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) calls for the commitment and mobilisation in defence of peace and of the principles laid down in the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic and in the United Nations Charter, such as:
The sovereignty and rights of the peoples;
The sovereign equality of States;
The peaceful and negotiated solution of international conflicts;
Not resorting to force or to the threat of using force in international relations;
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) marks the 75th. anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and reaffirms the need and urgency to end nuclear weapons, calling for the signing and ratification of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.