World leaders express their condolences for Fidel Castro
MIAMI – The reaction to the death of Fidel Castro was vastly different than the one the former Cuban dictator received in South Florida.
World leaders took to social media and other platforms to express their sympathy over the death of Castro.
According to ABC News, Russian president Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to Fidel's brother Raul saying "symbol of a whole era of modern world history" saying he was "a wise and strong person" who was "an inspiring example for all countries and peoples" and a "sincere and reliable friend of Russia."
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro first tweeted, ""To all the revolutionaries of the world, we have to continue with his legacy and his flag of independence, of socialism, of homeland."
A tod@s l@s Revolucionari@s del Mundo nos toca seguir con su Legado y su Bandera de Independencia,de Socialismo,de Patria Humana...— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) November 26, 2016
Salvador Sanchez, the president of El Salvador, also took to Twitter to share his thoughts by saying "With deep pain we receive the news of the death of dear friend and eternal companion, Commander Fidel Castro Ruz...Fidel always lived in the hearts of the people of solidarity who fight for justice, dignity and fraternity...Our condolences and solidarity with the brother government and people of Cuba."
Con profundo dolor recibimos noticia del fallecimiento de querido amigo y eterno compañero, Comandante Fidel Castro Ruz.— Salvador Sánchez Cerén (@sanchezceren) November 26, 2016
Fidel vivirá siempre en los corazones de los pueblos solidarios que luchamos por la justicia, dignidad y fraternidad.— Salvador Sánchez Cerén (@sanchezceren) November 26, 2016
Nuestras condolencias y solidaridad con el hermano gobierno y pueblo de #Cuba— Salvador Sánchez Cerén (@sanchezceren) November 26, 2016
India's prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted:
I extend my deepest condolences to the Government & people of Cuba on the sad demise of Fidel Castro. May his soul rest in peace.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 26, 2016
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa tweeted, "He was a big one. Fidel dead, Long live Cuba! Long live Latin America!
Se fue un grande. Murió Fidel.— Rafael Correa (@MashiRafael) November 26, 2016
¡Viva Cuba! ¡Viva América Latina!
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