Authorities of Cuba and the United States responsible for the prevention and confrontation of human trafficking and child sexual abuse, held the first technical meeting in Washington, today released an official note.
The meeting is part of the dialogue mechanism on application and enforcement of the law between both countries, highlighted the text of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minrex) of the archipelago, and published on its website.
During the conversation, the parties exchanged experiences on the prevention and confrontation of these scourges, the common challenges, as well as the cooperation actions that are required to be coordinated by the competent authorities of the two countries.
The representatives of Cuba emphasized their policy of zero tolerance against these scourges and addressed the main actions of the country in confronting trafficking in persons and child sexual abuse.
The Cuban and US delegations agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation and increase the coordination of actions to ensure that they act with determination against these crimes and their executors.
Representatives from the Ministries of the Interior and Minrex, and the Attorney General's Office, attended Cuba, while officials from the Departments of Internal Security, Justice and State participated in the United States.
Both committees agreed on the importance of maintaining these technical meetings in the future and reconcile the next steps that contribute to the prevention and confrontation of such scourges.
(With information from Prensa Latina)