“Today my administration is introducing new sanctions aimed at those elements of the Cuban regime that are responsible for the current suppression (of protests in the country. -
) ... This is just the beginning.
The United States will continue to impose restrictive measures against those responsible for the oppression of the Cuban people, ”reads a statement on the White House website.
Biden clarified that the United States considers the head of the Cuban military and a detachment of the Cuban Interior Ministry to be "guilty of suppression".
Earlier it became known that the United States announced new sanctions against Cuba.