Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro in Havana

Iran leader meets with Fidel Castro in Havana
Associated Press

HAVANA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with former Cuban leader
Fidel Castro and his brother President Raul Castro during a one-day
state visit in Havana on Monday.

His sit-down with Fidel Castro was an unusual encounter since Cuba's
90-year-old retired president receives only a few people.

Officials did not say where they talked, but photos appeared to show
them inside Castro's home. A government statement said the two leaders
discussed the importance of food production and threats to world peace.

Rouhani met separately with Raul Castro, who took over leadership of
Cuba's government in 2006 after his brother fell ill. Officials did not
comment on their discussions.

Iran's president came to Cuba after attending the Non-Aligned Movement
summit in Venezuela, which is the island's main commercial and political

Source: Fidel Castro meets with Iran leader in Havana | In Cuba Today -
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