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Cuban President mourns passing of prominent military officer

Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Friday expressed his grief over the passing of Major General (r) Leonardo Andollo Valdés and also sent his heartfelt condolences to family, friends and colleagues.

The Cuban leader stressed on X that Andollo Valdés served his country till his last breath, in the most diverse situations.

Likewise, the Chairman of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP), Esteban Lazo, sent his deepest condolences for the death of the outstanding soldier, whom he described as a revolutionary devoted to the homeland.

Andollo Valdés joined the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) through the National Revolutionary Militias, where he held different responsibilities and became second in command of the General Staff and head of the Operations Directorate.