Havana – Cuban leader and former president, Raul CastroOn Friday, he resigned from the Supreme Leader’s post Cuban Communist Party (PCC).
“For me, my job as the first secretary of the CPC Central Committee ends with my satisfaction with loyalty and confidence in the country’s future,” Castro said during the opening report of the CPC Central Committee. The Eighth Conference of the Organization.
He added, “With a measured conviction, not accepting a proposal to remain in the higher organs of the party organization, whose ranks I will continue as a revolutionary fighter.”
Castro’s departure takes effect on Monday, at the close of Congress and when the new party powers are elected.
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This Friday, he also condemned the increase in US hostility In recent years, he insisted on his country’s readiness to promote a respectful dialogue “without concessions inherent to its sovereignty and independence.”
Castro, who during his last term as president (2013-2018) promoted the process of thawing the ice with the neighboring country, expressed his regret during his speech at the opening of the Eighth Congress of the Palestinian Communist Party of intransigence Washington sanctionsEven during Coronavirus pandemic.