Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Keith Rowley rejected the accusation by U.S. commentator Malcolm Nance that the Caribbean nation has extensive links with terrorism, media outlets published today.
Rowley said the statement by the former U.S. Navy officer was simplistic and unbearable. "Such accusations are not backed by facts and ignore the solid cooperation between the United States and Trinidad and Tobago regarding national security," said the prime minister, quoted by the Guardian.
In a television speech, the so-called "expert in terrorism," Malcolm Nance, referred to Trinidad and Tobago while questioning the list of seven countries affected by the executive order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Rowley highlighted that the government of Trinidad and Tobago maintains a lasting and multifaceted bilateral relation with the U.S. authorities, built around important cultural, economic and national interests.