London, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom”s government has sent its condolences to the Cuban government and people for the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, who passed away on Friday night at the age of 90.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed in a statement its regret over the death of Fidel Castro and has sent its condolences to his relatives, as well as the government and citizens of Cuba.
The United Kingdom will continue working with Cuba on a wide range of foreign policy priorities, the British government said.
The leader of the opposition Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn, stated that the death of Fidel Castro has marked the passage of a ‘huge figure of modern history, national independence and socialism of the 20th century.’
He also highlighted the achievements made by the Cuban leader in building high-quality health and education systems, as well as his international solidarity, specifically his contributions to the end of Apartheid in South Africa, so he will be remembered as a champion of social justice.
‘I think history will show that Fidel Castro has been a key figure, it seems that he has always been with us,’ Corbyn told British media.