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Newsline: Top Cuban diplomat lashes out at the U.S.

A top Cuban diplomat told Reuters the United States was making a “desperate effort” to impose its will on the Western Hemisphere by determining which countries should be invited. Cuban Vice Foreign Minister Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, in a written statement, said such a decision was a “reflection of American contempt for our region.” (https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2022-05-20/cuba-hits-back-at-u-s-as-tensions-rise-over-summit-of-americas) It was a rebuke to comments on Thursday from Kerri Hannan, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere Affairs, accusing Cuba of using the summit controversy to distract from allegations of human rights abuses at home.

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