HAVANA Cuba (Xinhua)
-- The Kenyan government continues its
efforts to rescue the two Cuban doctors kidnapped in the African
nation, Cuban health authorities said Thursday.
Health Minister Jose Angel Portal said on Twitter that he held
talks with his Kenyan counterpart Sicily Kariuki, and assessed
the progress of the rescue operation.
"The Kenyan minister promised that her government will
continue the actions to send back our two kidnapped doctors,"
The two doctors, who were treating patients in Mandera County
on Kenya’s border with Somalia, were ambushed on April 12 by
armed men in a brazen attack.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has said that Havana "works
tirelessly" to bring the two kidnapped doctors back home safe.
Portal has assured that other members of the Cuban Medical
Brigade in Kenya are doing well, offering their services to
Cuba began the medical collaboration with Kenya in June 2018,
with a brigade of 101 doctors working throughout the Kenyan
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