The prosecutors of Cuba and VenezuelaYamila Peña Ojeda and Tarek William Saab, respectively, signed an institutional collaboration agreement during a meeting held by both officials on the island, according to official sources.
The Venezuelan Prosecutor’s Office outlined in a statement several of the meetings held by Saab as part of his work agenda in Cuba “to strengthen cooperation between his office and the island’s judicial bodies and to participate in cultural activities,” says an office of EFE.
In addition, Saab noted on Twitter that this agreement with the Cuban Prosecutor’s Office is added to one signed in 2018 and will allow “continue advancing in the exchange of ideas and projects to strengthen Justice.”
#JOB… we have signed with the Attorney General of Cuba @yamilapenao a new #AGREEMENT of institutional cooperation (which is added to the first made by our management in 2018) that will allow us to continue advancing in the exchange of ideas and projects to strengthen the #JUSTICE pic.twitter.com/BAO0MzBydT
—Tarek William Saab (@TarekWiliamSaab) February 11, 2023
During his visit to Havana, the Venezuelan prosecutor also held a meeting with the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, whom he thanked “for his solidarity and contribution to the unity of the great homeland,” the statement said.
In addition, he met with the foreign minister, Bruno Rodríguez, with the Cuban writer Abel Prieto and visited the singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez, adds the report of the Spanish agency.
Cuba and Venezuela have been close political and economic allies since the so-called Bolivarian revolution came to power in 1999, led by the late Hugo Chávez.
Starting in the year 2000, the South American country became the main supplier of crude oil to the island through an agreement that grants preferential prices in exchange for medical and educational services, he recalls. EFE.
On January 25, a delegation of the Government of Cuba, headed by President Díaz-Canel, met at the Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía, which serves Caracas, with the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, to review alliances in education, health, culture and economy.
EFE / OnCuba