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Thursday, April 09, 2015
U.S. State Department. recommends removing Cuba from terrorism list
By Elise Labott, CNN Global Affairs Correspondent
Updated 0142 GMT (0842 HKT) April 9, 2015
Washington (CNN)The State Department has sent a recommendation to the White House that Cuba be removed from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, paving the way for the White House to announce its intent to de-list Cuba as early as Thursday, two administration officials tell CNN.
In making the recommendation, the State Department has certified Cuba has not provided support to terrorist groups within the last 6 months.
JG: a verypositive development that could lead to better relations between the two neighbors. The wheels of the bureaucracy certainly moves very slowly.