State Department Pulls Out Diplomats, Households In Wake Of Cuba Sonic Attacks

(CNN) The US State Department is pulling out all families of employees and nonessential personnel from Cuba, after a string of mysterious sonic attacks against US diplomats, according to two US officials.
But State Department officials said the decision to pull out diplomats was purely a safety issue and unrelated to Washington’s relationship with Cuba.
By February, the State Department had concluded their diplomats were the targets of a campaign of harassment and they needed to raise the issue with Cuban officials.
It does not appear either the US Embassy or the ambassador’s residence were ever targeted, three senior US officials told CNN.
Top Cuban officials — including Raul Castro — have houses in the same area and are heavily guarded.

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