Removal of Cuba From US Terrorism Watch List Imminent, Sources Say

Cuba may be taken off America’s list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Roberta Jacobsen, assistant secretary of state for western hemisphere affairs and the lead U.S. negotiator in Cuba talks, said recently the review of Cuba’s place on the list is “in advanced stages.”

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Press Secretary Josh Earnest hinted at the White House press briefing on Tuesday that a decision on the terrorism listing could come before President Obama leaves for the Summit of the Americas this week.

The possibility Cuba could be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism comes after the historic rapprochement between the United States and Cuba that was announced in December. Cuba's placement on the list has been a sticking point to moving diplomatic talks forward.

ABC News' Justin Fishel contributed to this report.