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    Tillerson Says He Would Advise Trump to Veto Bill That Lifts US Embargo on Cuba

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    Rex Tillerson said he would advise President-elect Donald Trump after taking office to veto any legislation that would lift the trade embargo on Cuba.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson said in confirmation hearings at the US Senate on Wednesday he would advise President-elect Donald Trump after taking office to veto any legislation that would lift the trade embargo on Cuba.

    "If confirmed, yes I would," Tillerson stated when asked if he would veto a bill to lift Washington’s trade embargo on Cuba.

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