A man holds a portrait of Fidel Castro
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The Russian foreign Ministry said that Fidel Castro was a “great political figure of our time” who “in the absolute degree worthy of respect for all.” Previously, Donald trump called Castro “a brutal dictator”
Director of Latin American Department of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Shchetinin commented on the statements of the elected President of the USA on the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“With regard to the various manifestations and desires to pozloslovit and to speak in a disrespectful manner in respect of the deceased person, the policy, I leave it on conscience of those people who do it,” — said Shchetinin.
In his words, “Fidel Castro, it would not have applied to him various political forces, was a great political figure of our time”. “And he is in the absolute degree deserve the respect of all” — said Shchetinin.
Earlier, the trump called the deceased leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro “a brutal dictator” and promised that his administration will do everything possible to ensure that the Cuban people began their path to prosperity and freedom.
“Today the whole world is discussing the demise of a brutal dictator that oppressed his people for six decades. While Cuba remains an island of totalitarianism, I hope this day will mark the transition from the horrors that lasted too long, a future in which a beautiful Cuban people will finally be free, he so justly deserves,” — said in a statement, the elected President of the United States.
Trump added that joins the living in the States the Cubans who voted for him in the hope that someday they will be able to see Cuba free.
Died leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. Photo gallery
In Cuba at the age of 90 years died, the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. In the late 1950-ies he led the fight against the regime of the dictator Batista, which ended with the occupation of Havana. Almost 50…
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Of the death of 90-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution on Saturday morning, November 26(Moscow time), said his brother, Raul. The Cuban Diaspora in Florida greeted this news with jubilation. Dozens of people took to the streets of Miami. They launched fireworks, waving Cuban flags and chanted: “Fidel is a tyrant” and “Freedom”. In Cuba in connection with the death of Castro declared a national mourning. It will last until 4 December.