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Iran, Syria denounce US 'interference' in Cuba amid unrest

Iran is a close ally of Cuba, which is experiencing widespread protests against the communist government.
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The Iranian and Syrian governments slammed US policy toward Cuba this week. Iran is a close ally of the Latin American island, which is experiencing rare anti-government protests.

An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic stands in “solidarity” with Cuba in the face of US sanctions.

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