Though 88 and resting, Fidel Castro has a lot to say. It is correct; the Revolutionary Leader is still an inspiration for the entire world, which waits to hear him. A report about his meeting with French President Francois Hollande who called upon him at Havana, Cuba.
Havana, May 12 : French President Francois Hollande called today for an end to the US embargo on Cuba, as he met with Fidel Castro during the first visit by a Western leader since Washington and Havana moved to restore ties.
Hollande said France will do whatever possible to see that “the measures that have so badly harmed Cuba’s development can finally be lifted” ahead of meetings with Fidel and his younger brother Raul Castro, the duo who have ruled Cuba since its 1959 revolution.
Hollande met first with a smiling Fidel, the iconic 88-year-old father of the revolution, who he said still “had a lot to say”. Castro wore a black and white sweat suit over a checked shirt in contrast to the military fatigues that were his trademark before he yielded power to his younger brother in 2006.
Hollande called Fidel a figure of historic stature.