U.S.-Cuba Legal Cooperation Working Group To Meet In Havana

From The United States Department Of State

U.S.-Cuba Legal Cooperation Working Group to Meet in Havana, Cuba

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 14, 2016

The United States and Cuba will hold the first Legal Cooperation Technical Exchange in Havana, Cuba, on September 15. The U.S. delegation will include working-level representatives from the Department of Justice, the Department of State, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Improving legal cooperation between our two countries has been one of several important topics discussed as part of the Law Enforcement Dialogue between the United States and Cuba. We welcome the opportunity to bring together technical experts to discuss this topic of common interest.

From The Government Of The Republic Of Cuba

CUBA.- On September 15, 2016 was held in the Cuban capital the first meeting on cooperation in criminal matters between the authorities of Cuba and the United States, with the aim of exploring mechanisms that contribute to effective action against the perpetrators of crimes and the timely exchange of investigative procedures.

The meeting took place in a climate of respect and professionalism.

Both delegations agreed on the usefulness of the meeting and agreed to hold talks in the future. (Cubaminrex)