Fox News Latino quotes Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Director Peter Schechter on Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and the potential for the Obama administration to remove Cuba from the list:

“Cuba was designated a State Sponsor of Terrorism in 1982 because of its support of armed movements such as Colombia’s FARC and Spain’s ETA,” said Peter Schechter, director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in a statement. “But today, Cuba’s involvement in the Colombian peace process has received international praise, and US policy should reflect changing realities.”

Should the State Department announce its intention to remove Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List as it is expected to do, it will be yet another positive step towards normalizing our country’s relationship with Cuba.”

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