Obama on Cuba: Differences Remain but Change in Sight

March 22, 2016 4:07 AM

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Emerging from a historic meeting with his Cuban counterpart, President Obama said Monday that he remained concerned about the communist island's record on human rights but said the two countries had enough in common to negotiate a slow normalization of relations.

"When we share our deepest beliefs on an attitude of mutual respect, then we can both learn and make the lives of our people better," Obama said in a joint appearance with Cuban President Raul Castro.

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