Obama shakes hands with Cuban president Castro
Updated: 2013-12-10 21:25
JOHANNESBURG - US President Barack Obama shook hands with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro while attending the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
This came after small steps taken by the two sides recently toward rapprochement.
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets Cuban President Raul Castro before giving his speech at the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank soccer stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. [Photo/Agencies]