Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba


PV International Desk : President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will unravel many of his predecessor Barack Obama’s policies on Cuba, reports ABC News.

However, denouncing Donald Trump’s new restrictions, Cuba government said that it will still co-operate with its larger neighbor, said a BBC report.

Speaking earlier in Miami, Florida, Donald Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions eased by the Obama administration, condemning a “completely one-sided deal”.

But he is not reversing key diplomatic and commercial ties.

“The government of Cuba denounces the new measures toughening the embargo,” Cuban state TV said.

But it also reiterated “its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation”.

Earlier, Former US President Barack Obama attempted to thaw relations by loosening trade and tourism bans.

President Trump says his new policy will tighten rules on travel and on sending funds to Cuba.