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U.S. expels 2 Cuban diplomats after sonic device attacks

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Published on August 10, 2017 with No Comments

Two Cuban diplomats have been asked to leave the US. The Americans in Cuba “reported incidents which have caused a variety of physical symptoms,” a state department spokesman said.

The first incident occurred late last year and continued, prompting the Americans to depart the island, and the department to act against the Cuban diplomats in the US.

The state department did not have definitive explanations for the incidents, which were first reported by CBS Radio News, but stressed it takes them “very seriously” and is working to determine their “cause and impact.”

They said the department has reminded Cuba of its international obligation to protect foreign diplomats, and said the Cuban government had assured the US that it is investigating and will take appropriate measures.

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