Obama, Castro shake hands as U.S., Cuba seek better ties

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By Matt Spetalnick and Dave Graham PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands on Friday at a summit in Panama, a symbolically charged gesture as the pair seek to restore ties between the Cold War foes. A photograph showed Obama and Castro, both wearing dark suits, chatting in a small group of leaders at the summit's opening ceremony. Obama and Castro are expected to meet again on Saturday and talk about their efforts to restore full diplomatic relations and boost trade and travel between the two countries. "As we move towards the process of normalization, we'll have our differences government to government with Cuba on many issues.