Fidel Castro addresses Cuban parliament

August 8th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS  

Barack Obama Havana, Aug 7 (IANS) Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Saturday delivered a speech on the Iranian nuclear issue before country’s parliament, his first official appearance in four years.
Dressed in his trademark olive green military uniform, the 83-year-old leader was greeted with applause as he walked in, Xinhua reported.

Castro warned that there could be a nuclear war if US President Barack Obama ordered an attack on Iran. The special session broadcast on television was held to debate Castro’s warnings about the risks of a nuclear war.

The former Cuban president has recently made several public appearances after recovering from a serious illness in 2006 that forced him to hand over the presidency to his younger brother Raul.

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