Cuba Creates No Barriers to Trade With US – Foreign Trade Minister
Cuba is interested in unhampered development of the trade with the
United States, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade Rodrigo Malmierca said
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Malmierca met with US officials
at the US Chamber of Commerce.
Havana “was not creating more barriers” to the mutual trade and
considers that “it ‘d be stupid for us to delay,” the minister said at a
press conference after the meeting as quoted by the USA Today daily.
Malmierca called for the removal of the decades-old economic embargo.
In December 2014, US President Barack Obama announced the United States
would normalize relations with Cuba. The two countries reopened
embassies in their respective capitals in July 2015 after more than 50
years of non-engagement.
Despite the rapprochement between the two countries, Washington
continues to maintain a trade embargo on Havana that is mandated by the
Source: Cuba Creates No Barriers to Trade With US – Foreign Trade