EFE | Washington

The United States and Cuba ended Friday their fourth round of negotiations to restore diplomatic relations, with the message that the opening of embassies is now "much closer" and that the last obstacles will be overcome in the coming weeks, though not necessarily with another high-profile gathering.

The meeting that began Thursday in Washington could be the last encounter of the respective chief negotiators before the reestablishment of diplomatic ties broken off more than half a century ago, judging by the words of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson.

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson says that U.S.-Cuba negotiations, whose latest round of talks ended Friday, have made "significant
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson says that U.S.-Cuba negotiations, whose latest round of talks ended Friday, have made "significant progress in the last five months and are much closer to reestablishing relations and reopening embassies." EFE
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