Raul Castro (left) and Barack Obama
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Historic shift in diplomacy brings US and Cuba closer

America and Cuba have announced a historic change in their relations after more than 50 years of animosity.

President Obama said the US would end its outdated approach to the communist-run island as it re-establishes diplomatic relations and opens economic and travel ties.

As the US president announced the historic shift in policy, President Raul Castro addressed his own people from Havana.

Jon Sopel reports from Washington.

  • 17 Dec 2014
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