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  4/24/2014, Nissan 24, 5774

Cuba's Foreign Minister Meets Jailed American's Lawyer

Cuba's top diplomat has met with a lawyer for jailed U.S. contractor Alan Gross who is serving a 15-year term in Cuban prison, his defense team said Wednesday, according to AFP.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez met with Gross's lawyer Scott Gilbert on Wednesday in Havana, stressing Cuba's willingness to speak with the United States on the case, Gilbert's team said in a statement released in Washington and quoted by the news agency.