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Cuba's Downing of 2 US Civilian Airplanes

StoryFebruary 26, 1996
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Miguel Nunez

member of the Cuba Interest Section in Washington, DC

Eugene Carrol

Center for Defense Information

Saul Landau

Pacifica News Analyst and a Cuba Expert

Reverend Lucius Walker

(on the phone) from the Mexico/US border, founder of Pastors for Peace

U.N. Security Council pushing for U.S. to place blame on Cuba; Cuba accuses US of lying and says they can prove the planes were inside Cuban airspace at the time, Cuba’s Foreign Ministry was responding directly to U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher’s statements that the planes were over international waters at the time, Cuba says it has a pilot from "Brothers to the Rescue" a Miami based pilots group whose planes were involved in the incident.

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