Talks between Cuba and the United States will resume next week
- Submitted by: Camila
- Politics and Government
- 02 / 18 / 2015
The next round of talks on the resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States will be next week in Washington, and a delegation of US senators said they were hopeful that the parties reach an agreement soon.
Mark Warner of Virginia; Claire McCaskill of Missouri; and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, all Democrats, made their first trip to Cuba this weekend to support a bill driven by Klobuchar that seeks lift the trade embargo from the United States against Cuba.
The negotiating teams led by Assistant Secretary of State for the Americas, Roberta Jacobson, and the main Cuban diplomat for American affairs, Josefina Vidal, working to solve Cuban requirements, such as the elimination of banking restrictions on their diplomats in the United States and limits Washington provides support to dissident groups that the government considers illegal Island.
The US government wants you to eliminate some of the heavy security that apply around your Interests Section in Havana and allow its diplomats to travel without restrictions on the island, among other topics.
The State Department said Tuesday that the next round of negotiations was held on February 27.
The next three to six months are key to progress is made in the normalization of ties between Cuba and the United States period, he said.
After the Senators left, Nancy Pelosi, leader of the Democratic minority in the House of Representatives, arrived in Havana with a group of eight Democrats for a series of meetings with US diplomats, Cuban officials and citizens around Relations between the US and Cuba. All this dialogue takes place after the announcement of the two countries on December 17 that would restore full diplomatic relations.
Source: El Nuevo Herald