Cuba, US could soon sign renew flights, mail: Havana

A man waves the US and Cuban flags as he walks in front of the new Cuban Embassy shortly before it's official ceremonial opening July 20, 2015, in Washington, DCCuba and the United States could soon sign agreements renewing direct flights and mail services between the two countries, Cuba’s foreign ministry said Tuesday. The second US-Cuba bilateral meeting, held in Washington, also discussed reaching agreements on environmental protections and fighting drug trafficking, the foreign ministry’s Gustavo Machin told reporters. Separately, Cuba wants to recover Guantanamo Bay, which the US navy has been using since the 1898 Spanish-American war.

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