The First Meeting of the US-Cuba Bilateral Commission Takes Place in Havana

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The first meeting of the US-Cuba Bilateral Commission will take place on Friday in Havana to define an agenda to be considered following the reestablishment of bilateral relations between the two countries.

According to Cuban television, the island’s delegation will be headed by the general director for the United States at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, and, on the US side, the acting deputy assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs Edward Alex Lee.

The bilateral commission, whose creation was announced by Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez and by US secretary of state John Kerry, will focus on the new areas for cooperation in the benefit of the two countries.

The meeting will also deal with bilateral and multilateral issues, including those on which the two countries have different positions, as well as other pending subjects between Havana and Washington.


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