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President Obama announced Wednesday morning that the United States has come to an agreement to open an embassy in Cuba — the first time the U.S. will have a direct office on that island since 1961.

Cuba will also open an embassy in the United States.

Watch the speech blow, from the White House Rose Garden.

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