US-Cuba deal to be unveiled to restore ties

U.S.-Cuba deal to be unveiled on Wednesday to restore ties, reopen embassies

US-Cuba deal to be unveiled to restore ties

World Bulletin / News Desk 

The Obama administration on Wednesday will announce it has reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.

The official said President Barack Obama, in Washington, and Secretary of State John Kerry, in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks, would both address the issue on Wednesday. Another U.S. official also said the White House would disclose the timing for the formal reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

Obama to speak about Cuba in White House Rose Garden on Wednesday

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Cuba in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT), the White House said.

Obama's administration is expected to announce an agreement with Cuba on Wednesday to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago, a senior U.S. official said.

Cuba to receive note from Obama on restoring diplomatic ties

Cuba's interim foreign minister will receive the chief of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana on Wednesday so he can deliver a note from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuban President Raul Castro regarding the restoration of diplomatic relations between the longtime former nemeses, Cuba said on Tuesday.

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