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Cuba, USA Talk on Restoring Relations

USA-Cuba. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/ AP

USA-Cuba. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/ AP

A new meeting between delegations of Cuba and the United States is being held today in this capital, to continue discussion on issues referred to the process for the restoration of diplomatic relations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed here that the delegations will be headed by Director General of the United States Department at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson.

This meeting will be held “in correspondence with the communication that both sides agreed to maintain after the holding of the second round of talks on February 27, 2015 in Washington,” said the statement by the bilateral issues director of the U.S. General Direction at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The decision to begin this process was simultaneously announced on December 17, 2014 by Cuba’s President Raul Castro and US’s Barack Obama, as part of actions destined to the normalization of bilateral ties.

(Prensa Latina)

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