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US, Cuba friendly latest chapter of sports diplomacy

Los Angeles (AFP) – When the United States take to the field to face Cuba at Havana’s Estadio Pedro Marrero on Friday, it will mark another step on the road towards normalization of relations between the former foes. In July last year, Cuba and the United States brought more than half a century of enmity to an end when they restored diplomatic ties which had been cut in 1961 at the height of the Cold War.
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