The coexistence between Cuba and the US may be possible

“President Obama will eliminate Cuba from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism possibly before the Summit of the Americas in April, because you are an important nation in Latin America and the Caribbean and Obama wants to get better relationships with the island and therefore with the region, “said the American academic.

To Peter Kornbluh, has no logic to normalize relations with a country that is a sponsor of international terrorism. “It is a lie and an insult to have Cuba on that list and President Obama knows,” he said.

Amid the morning bustle of the Central Railway Station Washington DC., Kornbluh agreed to talk with the Cuban press attending the second round of talks on the process of restoration of diplomatic relations.

2015-said is very important for the US government with new positive steps forward in relations with Cuba, adding that it should seize the moment because the presidential cycle then begins again and this can slow down progress.

“The truth is that there is a big push in many sectors in Washington for the government to do more to improve relations with Cuba,” said the author of “Secrets Channels toward Cuba. The hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana”.

There is much interest in the US about what is happening, they point to polls published in recent days and in this sense, for Peter Kornbluh, there lies the public support the president.

However, contrary to the improvement forces are still powerful and influential in Congress, especially the Republican Party, said while said this adverse power is small, even in Miami.

He said the United States is not going to stop being the country that is in its essence and always will “push” their interests. But “push” in a context of civilized relations is very different from doing so in a context of aggression or low intensity war has been over the past half century.

Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez

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