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Fidel Castro expected to address Cuban National Assembly

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 23:13

Havana: Former Cuban leader Fidel
Castro is expected to address the communist country`s National
Assembly for the first time in four years on Saturday.
State media reported today that a special session,
requested by Castro, would be held this weekend.

On July 26 Castro said that he would ask for the
meeting to warn of an imminent nuclear war involving the
United States, Israel and Iran.
Fidel Castro ceded power to his younger brother
Raul in 2006 after suffering a stomach ailment.

After a long period of reclusion Fidel Castro has
increased his public appearances. He was last seen at a
ceremony marking a key event in the Cuban revolution on July
26, his seventh public appearance in three weeks.


First Published: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 23:13

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