Fidel Castro met with "The 5" for the first time after their arrival to Cuba
- Submitted by: Camila
- Politics and Government
- 03 / 04 / 2015
The long awaited reunion between Fidel Castro and "The Five" finally took place on Saturday February 28, revealed the retired leader in a writing signed on Sunday evening.
More than ten weeks from the return of the last three agents to Cuba, the December 17, 2014, the happy meeting took place at the home of Fidel at Ground Zero, and extiendió for five hours, with photos taken by Revolution Studios .
The Cuban Five were arrested in 1998 and sentenced in 2001 to long sentences. His incarceration in the United States became a national and international campaign by Fidel Castro interminable during the last years of his presidency.
The Cuban leader said that the mission of the Five in the US I had been to gather information about groups planning terrorist actions against Cuba and never was spying on the US military.
Source: Havana Times