July 27, 2021

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CIA Chief Claims Russia ‘Could Be’ Behind Havana Syndrome, But He Has No Evidence

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – CIA Director William Burns in an interview with NPR said that Russia could be behind the so-called Havana syndrome affecting the health of US diplomats in Cuba but there are no definitive conclusions and various possibilities.

“Could be, but I honestly cannot – I don’t want to suggest until we can draw some more definitive conclusions who it might be. But there are a number of possibilities,” Burns said in the interview published on Thursday when asked if Russia is behind the Havana syndrome.

    For years, similar accusations against Russia about these types of attacks have emerged in American media outlets from time to time, with Moscow repeatedly denying them. In 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry characterized the US allegations as completely absurd and strange.

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