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Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021. 7:07 pm CST.

By BBN Staff: The United States government has again blacklisted Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” reports The Guardian.

President Donald Trump made the designation this week, reversing a 2015 decision by former President Barack Obama to remove Cuba from the list.  The Trump administration accused Cuba of “repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists”.  

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that alleged Cuba was engaging “in a range of malign behavior across the region”, referencing Cuba’s support for Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro, which the  Trump administration has tried repeatedly to overthrow and failed.

The move comes as one of Trump’s final acts as president, as his tenure is set to expire on January 20, when power will be transferred to President-elect Joe Biden.

Following the redesignation, Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez, took to Twitter to call the decision a “hypocritical and cynical” move.

“The US political opportunism is recognized by those who are honestly concerned about the scourge of terrorism and its victims,” Rodríguez tweeted.  

 

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