Cuba decried United States persistence in using the term attack to refer to the alleged health incidents reported by American diplomats in Havana, even though science does not support such accusations.
US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) permanently closed its field office in Havana on Monday.
The United States has a big credibility problem regarding the health incidents reported by its diplomats in Cuba, an official from the Foreign Ministry said here.
Congressman Eliot Engel criticized the delay in involving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the investigation of symptoms reported by U.S. diplomats in Cuba, a statement said today.
A pretext is all that is needed to start a conflict, something with which the United States has experience, from the Spanish-American War, to Vietnam, Iraq... but its latest efforts to vilify Cuba are unique.
The new version that attributes the alleged damage to US diplomats in Havana to microwave emissions was rejected by a top Cuban diplomat quoted today by the newspaper Granma.
The negative impact of the reduction of personnel in the US embassy in Cuba ordered by the Trump Administration was today reflected in a memorandum from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), some media reported.
The U.S. government has reduced to one year the time its diplomats can stay in Cuba, where the U.S. embassy currently has very few staff under the argument of alleged health incidents whose causes are unknown.
Three senior officials from the State Department are in Cuba to discuss the incidents that have allegedly caused health problems to US diplomatic staff in the Cuban capital.
The United States once again used the term attacks to describe alleged health incidents of US diplomats on the island, although without presenting evidence with scientific support to validate this accusation.