Cuba to contribute to reaching peace in Colombia, says Díaz-Canel

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday considered it an honor for Cuba to hold a new round of peace talks in its capital and thus contribute to achieving peace in Colombia.

On Twitter, the Cuban leader posted that “our government is honored to accept the official request from the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) in order to hold the Third Cycle of the Peace Dialogues Table and also to contribute to reaching the sought-after peace for our sister nation”.

A note from the Foreign Ministry (MINREX) stated that “Cuba will make all efforts for Peace in Colombia. Consequently, Cuba maintained its willingness to continue as Guarantor and Alternative Venue of the Peace Dialogues Table”.

The Second Cycle of the Peace Dialogues Table is being held in Mexico City, and a Cuban representation has participated in the two phases held, as well as in the exploratory meetings prior to the reinstallation of the talks.

Eugenio Martínez Enríquez, director general for MINREX´s Latin America and the Caribbean Department, explained that as a guarantor country of these talks, Cuba participates at the Dialogue Table and makes a diplomatic and political contribution to the construction of peace in Colombia.


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