U.S. Will Ask Cuba To Reduce Its Embassy Staff

Oct 3, 2017

The Trump administration plans to push the Cuban government to reduce its embassy staff in Washington DC by 60 percent. The move comes after the United States withdrew a substantial number of its own embassy personnel in response to mysterious sonic attacks that have injured several Americans. Injuries range “from minor pain and nausea to permanent brain damage.” The Cuban government denies any knowledge or involvement in the attacks. It was revealed on Monday that the most severely injured Americans were spies. If the Cuban government refuses to embassy staff, the State Department will formally expel the Cuban staff members. The attacks and now the decision to ask Cuba to reduce its embassy staff will cause relations between the two countries to become strained.