Cuba praises ‘fair’ US pledge on terrorism list

Cuba has welcomed as “fair” a US decision to remove it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it should never have been on the list in the first place.
The move comes amid a normalisation of ties between the US and Cuba.
The Caribbean country’s presence on the list alongside Syria, Iran and Sudan was a sticking point for Cuba during talks to reopen embassies.
A US trade embargo against Cuba remains and can only be ended by Congress.
Mr Obama met Cuban President Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama last week, four months after he announced a historic thaw in ties with the communist island nation.
The US president said on Tuesday that the government of Cuba had “not provided any support for international terrorism” over the past six months.


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