Cuban leader Raul Castro
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Raul Castro: 'Blockade must come to end'

President Raul Castro has welcomed President Obama's plan for a new chapter in US relations with Cuba.

But in a televised address, he urged Washington to lift its trade and economic embargo on the communist-run island.

The move is part of a deal which saw a prisoner exchange between the two countries.

  • 17 Dec 2014
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