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Relations between the USA and Cuba took a towards becoming more on Friday when the leaders of the two countries, Raul Castro and Barack Obama, shook . They met at the Summit of the Americas in Panama. This is a meeting for countries in North, Central and South America to discuss a future for their continents. The handshake will help the USA and Cuba end their towards each other. The two countries have spoken for more than 50 years. America banned its from visiting Cuba and banned most Cuban goods from being exported to the USA. Over a decade ago, the USA declared Cuba was a of international terrorism.

Castro and Obama are expected to have a sit-down . They will discuss how to make their countries can have a better future . The meeting will be the highest-level between the USA and Cuba since Richard Nixon and Fidel Castro met in 1959. A US security advisor said: "The we're here is that the President strongly believes that an that was focused…totally on seeking to cut off the Cuban people from the USA had failed." President Obama said: "I think the Cuban people are and have huge . And what's encouraging is the overwhelming of Cubans are interested in…moving forward." The two countries are only 151 km .

 
 

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