The President of the United States Donald trump announced a partial abandonment of the policy of his predecessor Barack Obama against Cuba. This statement, according to Reuters, he spoke in Miami, where there is a significant number who did not accept the socialist revolution Cuban immigrants.
In particular, the administration will introduce tougher restrictions on U.S. outbound tourism to the island nation, and will prevent business entities in the jurisdiction of the United States with the Cuban military agencies.
At the same time, trump has upheld many diplomatic achievements of Obama, including the work of the U.S. Embassy in Havana.
“Free Cuba is what we with God’s help will achieve,” — said the head of the White house. “We can no longer remain silent in the face of Communist oppression,” he added.
The administration trump also said that the effect of the existing sanctions against Cuba would be extended, and any improvement in this area is possible only under the condition that Havana will take steps aimed at political and economic liberalization.
In December 2014 the head of the United States and Cuba, Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced the beginning of a gradual normalization of relations between the two countries. Was restored diplomatic ties, resumed regular commercial flights, weakened a number of anti-Cuban sanctions. Imposed by U.S. authorities after the revolution of 1959 trade embargo is still in effect.
USA in 1960 has imposed on the island nation of the trade embargo. Washington took this step after in 1959 as a result of the revolution to power in Cuba came the rebels led by Fidel Castro. The state Department felt that the new government is authoritarian, and on the island are limited to basic freedoms and human rights, repression of political opponents of the regime.