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US designates Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

Washington: The United States has decided to include Cuba to its list of State Sponsors of Terrorism, in a statement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this decision.

Statement released by the State department on Monday read “The State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists. The State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists,” Pompeo said on Monday.

Pompeo said that the latest action subjects Cuba to sanctions that penalize persons and countries engaging in certain trade with Cuba, it restricts US foreign aid, prohibits defense exports and sales and imposes certain controls on exports of dual use items.

 

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