U.S. responds to Cuban dictator Raul Castro’s demand to ‘respect my authority!’

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Via Capitol Hill Cubans:

State’s Response to Raul

The United States government is open to forging a new relationship with Cuba when the Cuban people can enjoy the protection of their fundamental human rights and the ability to freely determine their own political future.

–Senior State Department official, in response to Cuban dictator Raul Castro’s call for the U.S. to recognize and “respect” his totalitarian regime, AFP, 12/23/13