(CNN Español) — The newspaper ABC of Spain published an article this Wednesday in which he assures, citing “sources close to the regime”, that the Minister of the Interior, Brigadier General Jesús Manuel Burón Tabit, would have resigned from his post due to alleged “disagreements” with other high-ranking government officials. of the island, especially for the handling of the protests in Cuba.
Shortly after, President Miguel Díaz-Canel said on television that it is “one more of the published lies” about what is happening in his country. The ruler also denied that there are thousands of dead or missing.
For its part, the International Press Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs classified the report of the Spanish newspaper as “fake news.”
ABC It adds that the main reason for Burón Tabit’s resignation is that he would have disagreed over the use of excessive force against protesters.