Fidel Castro had a fondness for Mexico, says Mexico President Peña Nieto

Peña Nieto recounted how Mexico gave Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl asylum before starting their journey to Cuba and launching the Cuban revolution.
Screen shot of live feed of President Peña Nieto's eulogy during Fidel Castro's Funeral Services.
29/11/2016
21:20
Newsroom
Havana, Cuba
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who gave a eulogy during the funeral services of Fidel Castro, said that the leader of the Cuban revolution loved Mexico, and that he always had a fondness for our country, just like millions of Cubans feel about Mexico and millions of Mexicans about Cuba.

During his eulogy, Peña Nieto emphasized the unconditional friendship with the Cuban people and praised Cuba's steps towards creating a more open economy.

He also said that Fidel Castro always promoted a bilateral relationship with Mexico based on respect, dialog and solidarity.

Peña Nieto concluded by talking about how Mexico gave Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl, who's the current president of Cuba, asylum before starting their journey to Cuba and launching the Cuban revolution. 

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