Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands at Summit

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President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands and talked in Panama on Friday, Shvii Shel Pesach, marking the first time in 50 years that leaders of both countries had spent any significant time together. Both leaders also had a face-to-face talk on Shabbos, Acharon Shel Pesach.

“As the United States begins a new chapter in our relationship with Cuba, we hope it will create an environment that improves the lives of the Cuban people,” Obama told a gathering of civil society groups. Read more at NBC News.

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