Cuba, US sign 20 accords before Obama exits

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday announced that Cuba and the US will sign two more bilateral agreements, one on air and sea rescue, and one on and animal and plant health services, before President Obama exits on January, 20.

U.S. President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the United Nations Headquarters on Sept. 29, 2015 in New York City

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations Director General for the United States Josefina Vidal tweeted that Havana and Washington on Monday signed 18 bilateral agreements on preventing terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering, and cyber crime. Previous bilateral agreements were on trade, tourism, health care, environment protection, culture-education exchanges, and science research.

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Source: VOV5