Fidel Castro to deliver 1st public speech since 2006

The speech would focus on "another war in the Middle East", reports Granma.

Havana: Cuban leader Fidel Castro will deliver on Friday his first public speech since 2006, during a meeting with students of the Havana University.

The speech would focus on "another war in the Middle East with unforeseeable consequences for the world", Cuba`s Granma newspaper said.

It would be broadcast live by the country`s leading radio and TV channels.

The Cuban leader, who has rarely been seen in public since ceding power to his younger brother in 2008, has made a series of public appearances this summer.

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