Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, met with a dozen U.S. Senators and members of Congress to discuss the current state of bilateral relations between the two nations, and recent setbacks in this regard, reported Cubaminrex, November 3.
Rodríguez met with U.S. legislators this Friday at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, where he reiterated that Cuba bears no responsibility for the alleged incidents which have affected the health of U.S. diplomatic personnel and their families in Havana.
He emphasized that there is no evidence proving that an attack or deliberate act took place against U.S. diplomatic staff in Cuba.
Cuba’s Foreign Minister reiterated the island’s willingness to continue cooperating with the U.S. to uncover the truth, and urged the government to stop politicizing the issue, according to Cubaminrex.
Meanwhile, members of Congress present during the encounter expressed their willingness to continue working to improve and strengthen bilateral relations with Cuba and clear up the situation, noted the report.
They likewise reaffirmed the importance of dialogue and cooperation between the two nations to resolve the case.
Also participating on the Cuban side were Josefina Vidal, director general for the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba; Bárbara Elena Montalvo, head of the Ministry Secretariat; and José Ramón Cabañas, Cuban ambassador to the U.S.