Dignitaries attended a flag raising ceremony at new Cuban Embassy in the US

Dozens of dignitaries attended a flag raising ceremony at the newly inaugurated Cuban Embassy in Washington in the United States.
The flag was raised for the first time in over fifty four years over a mansion that will again serve as Havana’s embassy in Washington.

For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline

US – Cuba thaw: Kerry’s speech in Havana for flag-raising ceremony

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN
FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7
http://f24.my/YTliveEN
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cuba Friday on a historic visit to raise the American flag over the newly reopened US embassy, cementing Washington’s rapprochement with Havana.
The whirlwind one-day trip is the first visit to the communist island by a US secretary of state since 1945.

Visit our website: http://www.france24.com
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en