Cubans in Europe Acknowledge Island Response to Accident

Cubans in Europe Acknowledge Island Response to Accident

Cubans living in Europe today, as part of organizations and individually, thanked for the response of the island’s government and people to the serious accident that struck the Matanzas Supertanker Base.

In an initiative of the Together X Cuba platform, accompanied by members of the Movement of Meetings of Cuban Residents in Europe (ECRE), they supported with signatures or quasi the recognition of the country’s leadership, the special forces and the supporting friends of the world for the management and the actions taken in light of what happened.

It was five long, endless and torturous days, we all lived with bated breath, our heartbeats with every heartbeat of the homeland, our people and the warriors who fought there against this infernal monster that wanted to devour everything, they emphasized in an open letter .

On Friday, August 5, an electrical discharge struck one of the fuel tanks at the Supertanker base in the western province of Matanzas, triggering explosions and a raging fire that claimed several lives and left more than a hundred injured and extensive property damage.

Our condolences to family and friends, collaborators, to the Cuban people for these fallen frontline heroes echo the text supported by Cubans living in Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom and others. Countries.

They also assured that the country can count on them in difficult times like those experienced in recent days.

“Here is our arm, our contribution for whatever is needed, plasma, collection of medical supplies, donations, whatever is needed,” they insisted.

The open letter greets the Presidents of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and those of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro and Russia, Vladimir Putin, as well as Pope Francis and “an endless list” of friends from around the world world for their gestures of solidarity and messages of encouragement.

She also thanks in particular the firefighters, rescue workers and health professionals and other sectors who, during the tragic days, wrote pages of heroism and courage that the signing Cubans living in Europe are proud of.