Discussions between the U.S. and Cuba to Re-establish Diplomatic Relations and Re-open Embassies

On March 16, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson met with Josefina Vidal, Director General of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Havana, Cuba.  The discussion yesterday was positive and constructive and was held in an atmosphere of mutual respect.  It focused on re-establishing diplomatic relations and re-opening embassies.