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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price on the Visit of Ben Rhodes to Cuba

Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes this week led a delegation to Havana, Cuba in advance of President Obama’s travel there on Sunday. The delegation, comprised of members of the National Security Council staff, arrived in Cuba on Thursday and departed on Friday. While there, they met with Cuban Government officials to discuss details of the President’s State Visit and to review the ongoing process of normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba.