State Dep’t Says Having an Ambassador Helps US to Promote Rights – Although Gov’ts Don’t Always Comply

patrick.goodenough | June 2, 2015
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State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Monday that the U.S. can more effectively promote human rights in countries like Cuba with a “high-level” diplomatic presence, but also conceded that having such ties “doesn’t always mean the government on the other end will do everything we want them to do.”

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