Cubans visit the Venezuelan Navy’s Simón Bolívar training ship

The 23-sail ship docked in the port of Santiago de Cuba with a crew of 173, including 72 students. Image: screenshot


By: Jesús Gomez

June 17, 2024 Time: 05:33

The ship’s visit, which promotes Venezuela’s international peace diplomacy, will continue until June 19.

On Sunday, dozens of Cuban citizens visited the training ship “Simón Bolívar” of the Venezuelan Navy, which arrived in the port of Santiago de Cuba within the framework of the existing friendly relations between the two countries.

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“It’s a new experience, it’s the first time we visit a ship like this and we can get an idea of ​​the dimensions and what we feel when we’re on top of the boat,” Fernando Machado, a resident of Santiago de Cuba, told teleSUR.

The citizen commented that the officers gave them a complete guide to everything. He added: “The sailors gave us a comprehensive explanation of the entire operation and the purpose of the visit.”

On Saturday, the training ship Simon Bolivar arrived in the port of Santiago de Cuba for its 34th tour, where it was welcomed with the music and atmosphere that characterize the Caribbean country.

The 23-sail ship docked in the port of Santiago de Cuba with a crew of 173, including 72 students.

As part of his activities, the ship’s captain paid a courtesy visit to the city government and went to the cemetery of Santiago de Cuba, where he honored José Martí and the main leader of the revolution, Fidel Castro.

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The ship’s visit, which promotes international peace diplomacy led by President Nicolas Maduro, will continue until June 19 and will include cultural, sporting and historical activities.

Author: Telesur – JGN

Source: telesurtv videos

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