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  Adar 17, 5773 , 27/02/13

Havana Claims US Denying Access to 'Cuba Five' Member

Cuba on Wednesday accused the United States of unfairly denying its consular officials access to one of the members of the "Cuban Five" group convicted of espionage, AFP reported.

Cuban officials said in a statement that for several months they have been denied permission to meet with Rene Gonzalez, 56, who is on probation in the United States after serving a 13-year prison sentence for espionage.

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