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Fidel Castro says nuclear war imminent

07-17-2010 14:28 BJT

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Fidel Castro took questions from Cuban ambassadors at the Foreign Ministry on Friday and warned them of the threat of a global nuclear war.

It was his fifth appearance in less than a week, and the first in which he met with senior government officials.

Castro counted the number of nuclear warheads of the United States and Russia, saying a nuclear war is imminent pitting the US and Israel against Iran.

In an earlier appearance this week, Castro brought up his fear that America would unleash a nuclear war, something he has been warning about in opinion pieces for weeks.

The former Cuban leader stepped down in July 2006, after emergency intestinal surgery.



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