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Bilateral Economic Dialogue Round Fourth and Cuban Border Guard Troops and the United States Coast Guard Sixth Technical Meeting

Evaluated during the meeting, was the scope of the new measures issued by the U.S. government to modify the application of certain aspects of the blockade against the island, which the ·Cuban delegation considered extremely limited.

Talking Points:

The new measures issued by the U.S. government to modify the application of certain aspects of the blockade against the island, are considered extremely limited

Cuban delegation emphasized the need for the blockade to be eliminated so that U.S. companies can take advantage of the potential and opportunities in Cuba and develop relations in these areas.

Cuban delegation included directors from the ministries of Foreign Trade, Foreign Relations, and Energy and Mines, as well as the Central Bank of Cuba, while the U.S. delegation was composed of representatives from the Treasury, Commerce and State Departments.

Both delegations stressed the usefulness of these technical meetings as a mechanism to exchange experiences and coordinate efforts to tackle common threats and challenges, such as irregular migration, trafficking in persons and drug trafficking, in accordance with the competencies of both services.

 

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