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Top US diplomat says closing Embassy in Cuba 'under review'

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NEW YORK - The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday. Tillerson's comments were the strongest indication to date that the United States might mount a major diplomatic response, potentially jeopardizing the historic restart of relations between the U.S. and Cuba. The two former foes reopened embassies in Washington and Havana in 2015 after a half-century of estrangement.
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Tillerson: Closing US Embassy in Cuba 'under review' after bizarre 'health attacks'

Tillerson: Closing US Embassy in Cuba 'under review' after bizarre 'health attacks'

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Closing the US embassy in Cuba is 'under review' after bizarre 'health attacks' affected American diplomats.
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Top diplomat says closing US Embassy in Cuba 'under review'

10 monthes ago   |   By

NEW YORK - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats.
Tillerson says "we have it under evaluation" and that shuttering the embassy is "under review." He says the issue is "very serious" regarding the harm some individuals have suffered.
Tillerson notes that the State Department has brought home some of the people affected.
At least 21 Americans have been medically confirmed to have suffered harm in Havana. Tillerson previously called it...
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