During his speech in a political and cultural event in honor of the 98 years of the KKE in Athens, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece Dimitris Koutsoumbas referred to the death of Fidel Castro. Secretary Koutsoumbas expressed the condolences of the Central Committee of the KKE for the death of the legendary Cuban leader. The reference to the name of Fidel caused a generous applause from the audience.
KKE's General Secretary said:
"On behalf of the CC of the Party, from our today's event, we would like to publicly express our deep sadness for the death of the leader of the Cuban revolution, cde.Fidel Castro.
We deliver our condolences to the leadership and the members of the CP of Cuba, to the entire Cuban people.
We farewell a lenendary figure, not only of the Cuban people and Latin America, but of the international communist movement.
Fidel Castro will always live in the historic memory and the collective consciousness of the people of the world. For the historic liberation of humanity from the expoitation of man by man, for the definite- this time- ultimate victory of Socialism-Communism".
VIDEO FROM D.KOUTSOUMBAS' REFERENCE TO FIDEL CASTRO'S DEATH.
Earlier today, the Central Committee of the KKE issued a statement regarding the death of the Cuban leader.