"I may be down there in the next week or two to have a human rights dialogue, specifically," Kerry said in response to a question during annual budget testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, according to Reuters.

As UNIAN reported earlier, U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Cuba in the coming weeks, making a historic trip in the final year of his presidency that will mark a turning point in U.S. relations with a long-time Cold War foe.