US embargo on Cuba will end, Obama says

President Barack Obama says the US embargo against Cuba will eventually come to an end, hailing a “new day” in relations between the former Cold War foes.

Obama, the first US president to visit Cuba in almost 90 years, made the remarks on Monday at a joint press conference with Cuban President Raul Castro following their meeting in Havana. 

“The embargo’s going to end,” Obama said, noting even though “I can’t be entirely sure… the path is going to continue beyond my administration.

“The reason is logic. The reason is what we did for 50 years did not serve our interests or the interests of the Cuban people. … If you keep on doing something over and over again for 50 years and it doesn’t work it might make sense to try something new.”

Castro and Obama review the troops at the Revolution Palace in Havana on March 21, 2016.

In order for the US embargo to be lifted, Cuba should continue to change its policies and rethink its…

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