Cuban press quiz White House

A staff member places the US Presidental seal before a press conference in the briefing room of the White House on December 19, 2014 in Washington, DCA group of Cuban journalists made a symbolic appearance in the White House press room Thursday, posing questions and offering further evidence that the vestiges of Cold War animosity are rapidly receding into history. While those negotiations are taking place at the State Department in Washington, the journalists and a Cuban government official were also invited to visit the nearby seat of US executive power. “Welcome to the United States and to the White House,” he said, inviting youthful television presenter Cristina Escobar of state-run TV Cubana to ask a question.

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