Fidel Castro says he will die soon: video

Fidel Castro says he will die soon: video

Cuba’s 89-year-old revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivered a rare speech to the Communist Party, stating he is nearing the end of his life and that members should carry on his socialist ideals after he dies.

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In a farewell  speech to the members of the 7th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba that was broadcast on state television. Fidel Castro revealed that he will  be 90 years old soon and soon will be like all the others - a revelation which saw party members responded by shouting “Fidel!”

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Castro has remained out of the public eye in recent years after his health deteriorated since stepping down, with his brother Raul replacing him in 2008.

Watch his final speech here:

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