Fidel Castro admires Snowden's courage
Fidel Castro has rebutted the reports saying that Cuba, under U.S. pressure, had denied Edward Snowden transit to Ecuador. According to Castro, he admires the fairness of Snowden's statements and says that the American made a great service to the world.
Castro said that he did not know, who convinced the former agent not to fly to the island of freedom. He also stressed that his country has been resisting the U.S. pressure for 54 years and is ready to fight "for as long as necessary."