The U.S. state Department reported that U.S. diplomats to re-open the Embassy in Havana were subjected to the “acoustic attack” with the use of certain sound devices. On it informs TV channel CNN, citing anonymous sources in the state Department, UKRINFORM reports.
The sides of the channel say that the end of 2016, at least two of the Embassy staff “demonstrated a variety of symptoms that resembled concussion of the brain.” Diplomats could permanently lose the hearing.
The investigation, according to CNN sources connected to the FBI.
State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said on 9 August that in the Havana Embassy do with the end of 2016, revealed “some incidents” that led to health complications. How many diplomats were injured, she said. The causes of the incident, the state Department also did not disclose. As a result, some Embassy staff were forced to leave Cuba. In response, Washington expelled two Cuban diplomats.
The Cuban foreign Ministry called the expulsion of diplomats “unfair and unreasonable” and rejected the involvement of the authorities to the health problems that were complained by the Americans.
The US and Cuba in 2015 after more than 50 years of restored diplomatic relations and opened diplomatic missions in Havana and Washington.