US State Department recommends removal of Cuba from 'terror list'

  • In another sign of thaw in US-Cuba ties, the State Department has reportedly recommended the removal of Cuba from the list of states that sponsor terrorism.

    The move comes as Secretary of state John Kerry met Cuba’s foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez in Panama, the most high-level interaction between the two countries in over fifty years.

    US President Obama is likely to meet Cuba’s Raul Castro at the 35-nation summit.

    Cuba was put on the terror list in 1982 for its alleged support to groups such as the Farc rebels in Colombia.

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