The EC does not share the opinion of Commissioner malmström on Castro as a dictator

В ЕК не разделяют мнение еврокомиссара Мальмстрем о Кастро как диктаторе

The statement of the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia malmström that the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro was a “dictator” is not the official position of the European Commission, writes the Brussels online newspaper EUobserver.

“Fidel Castro was a dictator who oppressed the people for 50 years,” Malmstrom wrote on his Twitter page in connection with the death of Castro.

According to the official representative of the European Commission, Margaritis of Shinasi, the official “balanced position” of the Supreme body of Executive power of the EU was expressed by its President Jean-Claude Juncker. According to him, “the world has lost a man who was a hero to many” and judge his legacy should history.

Fidel Castro died at the age of 90 on Friday, about his brother, Cuban leader Raul Castro announced on state television.

Farewell ceremony of Cubans with Castro began in Havana on Monday, the deceased leader of the Cuban revolution observed 21 a volley of artillery. After the start of the ceremony across the country were lowered to half mast state flags. The funeral is scheduled for 4 December in Santiago de Cuba.

В ЕК не разделяют мнение еврокомиссара Мальмстрем о Кастро как диктаторе

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