Castro to Obama: Return Guantanamo, Lift Embargo

September 29, 2015 6:22 PM

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Castro to Obama: Return Guantanamo, Lift Embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro told President Barack Obama that normalizing relations between the two countries could best be achieved by returning land currently occupied by the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay and lifting economic sanctions, Cuban officials said on Tuesday.

The Cuban president reiterated that the "embargo that has caused damages and hardships to the Cuban people and affects the interests of American citizens must be lifted and the territory occupied by the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo should be returned to Cuba," Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno R...

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