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President Raul Castro Sends Message of Condolences for Death of Nelson Mandela

Havana, December 6 (RHC)-- Cuban President Raul Castro has sent a message of condolence to South African Head of State Jacob Zuma on the death of Nelson Mandela.

In his message, Raul Castro said that, with deep sorrow, and on behalf of the people and government of Cuba, he was conveying his heart-felt condolences for the passing of Nelson Mandela. The Cuban president extended his sympathy to Mandela’s family, the African National Congress and all of South Africa.

Mandela will be remembered for his example, the magnitude of his work and the firmness of his convictions in the struggle against apartheid. He will be remembered for his invaluable contribution to the construction of a new South Africa.

Raul Castro's message ended: “We profess deep respect and admiration for Mandela. Not only for what he did for his people, but also for his true friendship towards our country.”

Edited by Juan Leandro
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