US, Cuba restore full diplomatic ties after 5 decades

More than a half century of Cold War and lingering enmity came to an abrupt but quiet end on Monday as the United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations.

The new era began with little fanfare when an agreement between the two nations to resume normal ties on July 20 came into force just after midnight Sunday and the diplomatic missions of each country were upgraded from interests sections to embassies.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4681831,00.html

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