Fw: Travel pool report #11b - Castro

From: Lee, Carol [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2015 03:02 PM
To: Allen, Jessica
Subject: Travel pool report #11b - Castro

‎After Mr. Obama spoke, he and Mr. Castro stood and shook hands.

Mr. Castro spoke Spanish. His remarks as translated through his interpreter:

He said he agrees with everything Mr. Obama said.

He said they can have differences "with respect of the ideas of the others"

"We are willing to discuss everything but we need to be patient, very patient."

"We might disagree on something today on which we could agree tomorrow."

He noted the members of the US and Cuban delegations and said they better listen to their leaders. Mr. Obama laughed.

They stood again and shook hands. Mr. Obama said "thank you" to the pool and we were ushered out.

ABC's Jim Avila asked Mr. Castro if he ever thought he'd see this in 50 years. Mr. Castro answered but hard to hear.

Carol Lee
The Wall Street Journal

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