Obama tells Congress he plans to remove Cuba from terrorism list

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 14, 2015 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told Congress on Tuesday that he plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, submitting a report and certifications required under law, the White House said.

"We will continue to have differences with the Cuban government, but our concerns over a wide range of Cuba’s policies and actions fall outside the criteria that is relevant to whether to rescind Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism," the White House said in a statement.

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