Biden officials consider inviting Cuban representative to Americas summit -source


FILE PHOTO: Cuba's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Fernandez de Cossio speaks during a seminar at University of Havana, Cuba, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Biden administration officials are considering inviting a Cuban representative to the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas, a person familiar with the matter said, as Washington scrambled to head off a potentially embarrassing boycott by some regional leaders.

Discussion has focused on allowing a Cuban presence at the next month's Los Angeles summit below the level of the country's president or foreign minister, but it is at an early stage and no decision has been made, the source told Reuters on Friday.

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