U.S. to Remove Cuba from List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

15 April 2015
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Key takeaways

  • U.S. removal of Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list takes effect in 45 days.
  • The delisting has both practical and symbolic significance for U.S.-Cuba relations but will not lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba.
  • The announcement signals apparent progress in the negotiations to normalize relations between the two countries.