|Author (Person)||Gratius, Susanne|
|Publisher||European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU ISS)|
|Series Title||Issue Alert|
|Series Details||No.13, February 2014|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
For the third time since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations in 1988, the EU and Cuba are set to begin negotiations on a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement. As the EU's High Representative for Foreign Policy cautiously underlined, 'this is not a policy change from the past' but part of the long stop-and-go process of rapprochement between Cuba and the EU. Two previous negotiation attempts – started in 1995 and 2000 respectively – were frozen because of the human rights situation on the island.
|Countries / Regions||Caribbean, Europe|