Fidel Castro visits World Economic Studies Center

16:48, July 14, 2010      

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Cuban media on Tuesday night reported former leader Fidel Castro's visit to the National Center for International Economic Research (CIEM), his third public appearance in a week since 2006.

Randy Alonso, host of the TV talk show "Mesa Redonda (Round Table)," said in his program that Fidel visited the CIEM Tuesday afternoon. Alonso showed photos of Castro meeting with CIEM President Osvaldo Martinez and other officials.

During the meeting, the former Cuban leader said an imminent U.S.-Iran war could lead to a nuclear conflict, which would neither affect Cuba nor Latin America.

Castro asked Cuban economists to think about a coming global war and possible solutions.

On Monday, he appeared in "Mesa Redonda" to talk about the situation in the Middle East and on the Korean Peninsula.

Castro, 83, handed over power to his younger brother Raul Castro in 2006 due to health problems.

Since then, he has not participated in any public events, but has continued to wield influence as the first secretary of the Communist Party. He also wrote articles on important issues for state media.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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