The U.S. Embassy in Cubetto: Liu Bin / Xinhua / Zumapress / Globallookpress.com
The White house does not confirm information about the Russian involvement in the “acoustic attack” on American diplomats in Cuba. This was stated by state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.
“We saw the shaft of the news where an “unnamed American officials” blamed on Russian. I would have asked to take these statements with a healthy degree of skepticism” she said, adding that at present Washington is not known nor the cause of the attacks nor the perpetrators.
On 7 June the newspaper the New York Times wrote that the staff of the US Consulate in the Chinese city of Guangzhou for several months was subjected to “targeted attacks, including an acoustic”. Then, transfers the edition, in the American government have suggested that the culprit of what is happening could be Russia or China.
Starting from the end of 2016, the staff of the American Embassy and their relatives in Cuba began to complain of symptoms such as hearing loss, nausea, headaches and balance disorders. Official Havana denied involvement, then the administration of President Donald trump ordered to send from the Embassy of Cuba in Washington on 15 diplomats from the inability of the island nation to take appropriate measures to protect American personnel.
The Associated Press obtained an audio recording of the attack, and described the disturbing sound as “high frequency sound of crickets combined with scratching nails down a chalkboard”. The Agency said that the record was sent for analysis in the laboratory of the Navy of the United States, but experts failed to understand how she is hurting diplomats.
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