Cuba's congress today accused the European parliament of "interference" in its affairs for voicing human rights concerns while approving a key EU-Cuba cooperation pact. The EU parliament Wednesday approved its first-ever such deal with Cuba, widely seen as a European riposte to US President Donald Trump's hardline stance against Havana. But EU deputies also passed a separate resolution demanding Cuba respect international human rights norms and free political prisoners. The legislature in the one-party communist state issued a declaration today, branding that move "interference in (Cuban) internal affairs." It called the EU parliament's resolution "unnecessary, inappropriate and markedly colonialist in content.