Kerry meets Cuban FM at State Dept, a first in 57 years

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) greets Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez ahead of a bilateral meeting at the State Department on July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC (AFP Photo/Mandel Ngan)
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Washington (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday welcomed his Cuban counterpart to the State Department on the first such visit by Havana's top diplomat since 1958.

Kerry shook hands with Bruno Rodriguez and the two men smiled for the cameras before heading into talks on the day that the United States and Cuba restored ties after five decades of hostilities.

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