A car with tourists drives past the US Embassy in Havana

Picture copyright

Picture caption

The US says practically two dozen workers have been affected by the alleged assaults

Cuba says there have been no sonic assaults towards US embassy workers in its capital, Havana, and that the claims are a “political manipulation” aimed toward damaging bilateral relations.

International Minister Bruno Rodriguez dismissed allegations of any sort of assault as “completely false”.

The US stated practically two dozen personnel had well being issues after the alleged assaults and minimize its workers consequently.

Reviews recommend sonic assaults have been in charge, however nothing has been confirmed.

Washington has not blamed Havana for the alleged assaults, and the Cuban authorities has beforehand denied focusing on embassy workers.

The US expelled 15 Cuban diplomats, saying that Havana had failed to guard its staff, however Cuba stated the transfer was “unjustified”.

The US authorities additionally suspended visa processing in Cuba indefinitely.

Picture copyright

Picture caption

Mr Rodriguez dismissed as false “any sort of assault”

Talking in Washington at a gathering of Cubans residing within the US, Mr Rodriguez stated the allegations have triggered a “severe deterioration within the relationship between each governments and each international locations”.

“It is unacceptable and immoral, from the perspective of the Cuban authorities, for individuals to be harmed by a distinction between governments,” he added.

The reported well being issues ranged from gentle mind trauma and deafness to dizziness and nausea.

Late 2016: US embassy workers and not less than one Canadian started to note signs

Might 2017: US expels two Cuban diplomats for failing to guard its diplomats

August: US says 16 staff have been handled however assaults appear to have stopped

Early September: US says assaults are persevering with and 19 workers members have now been harm

29 September: Washington pulls out diplomatic workers, warns US residents to not go to and says 21 embassy staff now injured

three October: US expels Cuban diplomats from Washington