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Cuban and American flags are straightened during the re-opening ceremony for the Cuban embassy in Washington July 20, 2015. REUTERS/Chip Somodevilla/Pool

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is in the midst "of a full review of all U.S. policies towards Cuba," with a focus on its human rights policies, as part of a commitment to such rights for citizens throughout the world, a White House spokesman said on Friday.

White House spokesman Sean Spicer made the comment during a press conference in response to a question about whether the administration of President Donald Trump planned any policy changes toward Cuba.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Writing by Eric Walsh, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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