Wednesday, September 18, 2013

U.S. and Cuba talk about resuming direct mail service

Photo: Havana Times

By Marc Frank
Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:05pm EDT

(Reuters) - The United States and Cuba concluded on Monday their second round of talks aimed at re-establishing direct mail service between the two countries after a 50-year ban, but left for later the most sensitive issue - Cuban planes landing on U.S. soil.

The Cuban Foreign Ministry said both sides had agreed to continue the talks in the near future and that it had emphasized, "working out the transportation of mail by regular direct routes in both directions," was key to their successful conclusion.

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