They cheered as Kerry spoke, the United States Army Brass Quintet played “The Star-Spangled Banner” and U.S. Marines raised the flag alongside the building overlooking the famous Malecon seaside promenade.
“We will continue to urge the Cuban government to fulfil its obligations under UN and Inter-American human rights covenants – obligations shared by the United States and every other country in the Americas”, Kerry said.
But it has launched more than 400 strikes against the PKK in and outside Turkey, he said. The government considers the PKK a terrorist organization just like the Islamic State, as do various Western countries.
In further violence, Kurdish rebels attacked an infantry brigade command post in nearby Sirnak province, seriously wounding a soldier who later died in a hospital. Turkish officials blamed the Suruc bombing on a Kurdish follower of Islamic State, and days later unveiled their...
Most Americans, especially Democrats, approve of the U.S.’ restored relations with Cuba – a process further solidified Friday when Secretary of State John Kerry presided over the raising of the American flag at the newly reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana.