Statement relating to the decision by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Today, Obama submitted required certifications to Congress indicating his intent to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terroris
Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama, of Cuba and the United States, held a meeting in Panama in the context of the 7th Summit of the Americas, in which both are participating
The meeting between Kerry and Rodríguez Parrilla is the highest level diplomatic encounter held between Cuba and the U.S. in over half a century.
Cuba’s representatives express their interest in the dialogue contributing to addressing the issue of human rights effectively and without discrimination, with full respect for sovereign equality, independence and non-intervention in the internal affairs of the parties.
For over a year, the lack of access to banking services has hindered normal operations and the provision of full consular services
The dialogue is scheduled for March 31 and Cuba hopes it will develop in a constructive environment and on a reciprocal basis
The blockade remains intact and the amendment is in no way related to policy changes recently announced by President Obama
This second round of conversations is exclusively dedicated to discussing unresolved issues relating to the reestablishment of bilateral relations and details regarding the opening of embassies.
Jen Psaki acknowledged the failure of U.S. strategy and also indicated the productive impact of improved relations between the two countries