EU-Cuba talks turn to delicate issues

Chief European negotiator for the EU-Cuba talks, Christian Leffler (L), and Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno (R) in Havana, on September 9, 2015The European Union and Cuba opened a new round of talks on normalizing ties Wednesday in Havana, taking on the sensitive subjects of politics and human rights. The EU suspended relations with Cuba in 2003 over a crackdown on journalists and activists. It began talks on restoring them in April 2014, aiming to persuade Havana to improve its rights record.

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