Trump Expels 60% of Cuban Diplomats

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Expels 60% of Cuban Diplomats

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Frosty bilateral relations got frostier. In August, on the pretext of harmful physical symptoms experienced by US embassy personnel in Havana, the Trump administration expelled two Cuban diplomats from the country's embassy in Washington.

At the time, Cuba's Foreign Ministry stressed its government "has never, nor would it ever, allow that the Cuban territory be used for any action against accredited diplomatic agents or their families."

It reiterated "its willingness to cooperate in the clarification of this situation." Cuba justifiably objects being lectured to by the world's leading aggressor/human rights abuser about its diplomatic obligations, human rights or anything else.

"The United States is not in a position to give us lessons," its Foreign Ministry said. It objected to the expulsion of its citizens.

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