HAVANA (AP) — A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators is in Cuba to meet with top government officials and others to discuss the ongoing rapprochement between the two countries.
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is leading the group, which also includes fellow Democrat Ben Cardin of Maryland and Republican Dean Heller of Nevada.READ MORE: Flash Floods In Maryland Close Some Schools, Roads; Several Rescued In High Water, MSP Responds To More Than 500 Calls
They are scheduled to meet Friday with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel. A statement from Leahy’s office said they also would meet with religious leaders, ambassadors and others in Havana and the eastern city of Santiago.READ MORE: CDC Advisory Panel Backs FDA Decision For COVID-19 Booster Shots, Baltimoreans React
The United States and Cuba announced on Dec. 17 they would move to restore diplomatic ties that were severed more than 50 years ago.MORE NEWS: 'It's Really Unfortunate': Students In Anne Arundel County React To News Of Postponed Homecoming Dances
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