Cuban president meets in Las Tunas with relatives of doctor abducted in Kenya

2020-01-18 08:56:00 / web@radiorebelde.icrt.cu

Cuban president meets in Las Tunas with relatives of doctor abducted in Kenya

The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, met in the city of Las Tunas with the relatives of Cuban doctor Assel Herrera.

The doctor, along with his colleague Landy Rodríguez, from Villa Clara province, has been held hostage in Kenya since last April.

The Cuban leader reiterated to Herrera's father the support of the Cuban government because the Revolution does not abandon its children, the Cuban presidency website said in a tweet.

During the encounter, Diaz-Canel asked about the health of the parents, the university studies of Doctor Herrera's daughter, and the support of the neighbors, among other details.

The president assured them that authorities are working tiressly and in coordination with Kenyan authorities to achieve the return to Cuba of both health professionals.


(RHC)



Radio Rebelde. 23 # 258 % L y M. Vedado. Plaza de la Revolucion Havana City, Cuba CP. 10400. Principal Editor: Alejandro Rojas Espinosa. Webmaster: Mabel Peña Styo. Journalist: Liannis Mateu Francés - Yaicelín Palma TejasPhotojournalist: Sergei Montalvo Arostegui. Assistant: Adriana Glez Bravo. Developed by Radio Rebelde Web Team

General Director: Frank Aguiar Ponce.
Phone numbers: (53) 7 838-4365 al 68 (Cabin) (53) 7 839-2524 (Public Relations).
© Copyright Radio Rebelde, 2015