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Gorbachev hails Castro for 'strengthening' Cuba: agency

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Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev today hailed Fidel Castro, the Cuban socialist icon who has aged 90, for "strengthening" his island nation.

"Fidel stood up and strengthened his country during the harshest American blockade, when there was colossal pressure on him and he still took his country out of this blockade to a path of independent development," Interfax news agency quoted Gorbachev as saying.

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Gorbachev hails Castro for 'strengthening' Cuba: agency

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev today hailed Fidel Castro, the Cuban socialist icon who has aged 90, for "strengthening" his island nation. "Fidel stood up and strengthened his country during the harshest American blockade, when there was colossal pressure on him and he still took his country out of this blockade to a path of independent development," Interfax news agency quoted Gorbachev as saying. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev today hailed Fidel Castro, the Cuban socialist icon who has aged 90, for "strengthening" his island nation.

"Fidel stood up and strengthened his country during the harshest American blockade, when there was colossal pressure on him and he still took his country out of this blockade to a path of independent development," Interfax news agency quoted Gorbachev as saying.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Gorbachev hails Castro for 'strengthening' Cuba: agency

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev today hailed Fidel Castro, the Cuban socialist icon who has aged 90, for "strengthening" his island nation.

"Fidel stood up and strengthened his country during the harshest American blockade, when there was colossal pressure on him and he still took his country out of this blockade to a path of independent development," Interfax news agency quoted Gorbachev as saying.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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