Cuba and the United States discuss terrorism and migration

On January 18 and 19, the authorities of the law enforcement agencies of Cuba and the United States met in Havana to exchange views on cooperation in the fight against scourges that threaten the security of both countries, such as terrorism, smuggling of migrants and immigration fraud, among others.

The meeting took place in an atmosphere of respect and professionalism. In evaluating the exchanges in the different areas of law enforcement, the Cuban delegation referred to the information and proposals for cooperation transferred to the U.S. authorities on the activities of persons based in the United States, identified as being linked to terrorism, illegal trafficking of persons and other illicit activities.

Both delegations agreed that there are common phenomena associated with illegality that require cooperation. They agreed to continue this dialogue and to hold other technical meetings between the law enforcement agencies of the two countries in order to materialize bilateral cooperation.

The Cuban delegation was made up of representatives of the Ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs, the Attorney General's Office and the General Customs of the Republic. The U.S. side consisted of representatives from the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice and State.

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