US President Donald Trump plans on reversing a set of policies enacted by former President Barack Obama that improved US relations with Cuba, according to a new report.
The Trump administration is likely to take a tougher line on Cuba and will announce the changes to the Obama-era policies in June, The Daily Caller reported Monday, citing the US-Cuba Trade and Economic Council, a nonpartisan anti-embargo group.
The Trump administration had put the Cuba policy under review upon taking office earlier this year, the report said.
During last year’s presidential campaign, Trump threatened to “terminate” deals that the Obama administration made with Cuba.
“The Trump Administration has been ready since February 2017 to announce changes, but issues unrelated to Cuba have intervened,” John Kavulich, from the US-Cuba Trade and Economic Council, told The Daily Caller.
Kavulich told the news website he believes Trump will seek an “increased…