Cuban Deputies Meet with Former U.S. Congressmen

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A delegation of the Association of Former Members of the U.S. Congress, led by Democrat Ron Sarasin, met on Tuesday with deputies, former deputies and officials of the National Assembly of the People’s Power (ANPP).

The ex-parliamentarians expressed their position against the blockade that their country still maintains against Cuba since, they said, it hampers the normalization of relations.

“We look forward to cooperating freely with Cuba,” said Jim Slattery, former Democrat congressman for the state of Kansas, who explained that there are many areas in which the two countries can work together to obtain mutual benefits.

David Minge expressed interest in marketing products with Cuba, mainly in the area of agriculture and pointed out that it is a must that necessary conditions exist for this to develop satisfactorily.

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