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Published on: 14 January 2023 at 09:24 IST

United States of America to send it’s Delegation of Law to talk with Cuba next week to reinitiate talks between the two governments over law enforcement issues.

US State Department spokesperson Vedant Patel, told that officials will “discuss topics of bilateral interest on international law enforcement matters [and] increased international law enforcement cooperation”.

Patel added, “This is an opportunity to enable the US to better protect US citizens and bring transnational criminals to justice,”.

United Sates is looking to reinstate the Relation between two nations. The visit is the latest effort from the US administration to ease relations with the Caribbean nation as it experiences a severe economic downturn and record levels of people fleeing the island.

Tensions between the two nations thawed under Barack Obama Tanure, who became the first US president in 88 years to visit Cuba. The two countries reopened their embassies, and in 2015, Obama removed Cuba from a list of “state sponsors of terrorism.