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Obama: Talks with Cuban president Castro 'candid and fruitful'

  • US President Barack Obama has described his historic meeting with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro as “candid and fruitful”, one which will help the two nations “turn the page” in their troubled relationship.

    The meeting in Panama was the first time in over half a century that the leaders of the two countries have met for formal talks.  

    Obama said both he and Castro concluded that “we can disagree with a spirit of respect and civility".

     

     

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