26 November 2016
Comrade Raul Castro
First Secretary of the Central Committee
Communist Party of Cuba
Dear Comrade Raul Castro
Comrade Fidel Castro Ruz
The Central Committee of the Tudeh Party of Iran has received the sad news of the passing away of Comrade Fidel Castro, the Leader of the Cuban Revolution, on 25 November 2016.
With the passing of Comrade Fidel Castro, the world revolutionary movement of communists and progressives has lost a great leader, visionary and tireless fighter against oppression and exploitation. Comrade Fidel was to the end a devoted teacher, a symbol of love for humanity, justice and democracy and an unshakeable inspiration to all those struggling for peace and socialism.
Comrade Fidel championed the interests of the people of Cuba and all the peoples of the world struggling for peace and social justice. Under his leadership, the Cuban people have demonstrated time and again the true nature of international solidarity. They have supported the liberation struggle of peoples across the continents for freedom from colonial oppression and the right to determine their own future unhindered by the dictates and interventions of US imperialism. They have shared across the globe the resources of Cuba released from the grip of private ownership and put at the service of humanity.
The Central Committee of the Tudeh Party of Iran salutes Comrade Fidel’s memory and achievements and sends its profound condolences and solidarity to you, to all your family and to the Cuban people and their Communist Party. We know that Comrade Fidel’s legacy will live as a precious inheritance for all the peoples of the world.
– Long live the Cuban Revolution!
– Long live international solidarity
– Long live socialism!
The Central Committee of the Tudeh Party of Iran
26 November 2016