In open, honest and sometimes challenging...conversation we addressed the requirements of each side and the differences we identified in our first discussion in Havana a month ago," said top US diplomat for Latin America, Roberta Jacobson.
"And we made meaningful progress in resolving them," she
said, cautioning that "serious disagreements remain."
"I do think that we can get this done in time for the Summit of the Americas," Jacobson
said, when asked if the embassies could be reopened by then, but she
stressed much depended on whether "we can get things done in time."
revealed that more diplomatic exchanges were planned -- including a first US-Cuba human rights dialogue, due to be held sometime in late March.