Former UN Secretary General-Kofi Annan Says Fidel Castro Was 'One of Latin America's Most Remarkable Leaders' As He Mourns Him

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Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General-Kofi Annan has taken to facebook to mourn Fidel Castro who died yesterday, aged 90.
In his post, Kofi Annan said: ‘Fidel Castro was one of Latin America’s most remarkable leaders’ and called him a friend.
Kofi Annan wrote:
“Today I mourn the loss of a friend, the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Securing the welfare of the Cuban people and ensuring the independence of his nation shaped much of Fidel Castro’s thinking and many of his actions.
Whether one shared his political views or disagreed with them, Fidel Castro was one of Latin America’s most remarkable leaders.
In the course of his long life he overcame countless adversities and rarely chose the easy and comfortable path.
I met Fidel Castro many times over the years and came to appreciate his extraordinary intellect, sharp mind, and his ability to engage in constructive dialogue. Farewell Fidel.”

Comfort Asante, GC Staff Writer
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