Cuba in Iran


The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, passed away this Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10:29 pm at the age of 90.


The sad news was made public by President Raul Castro on Cuban television:


“Dear people of Cuba:


Dr. Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart concluded his successful visit to Iran

The Scientific Adviser of the Council of State and Vice-President of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, Dr. Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, successfully concluded his visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, responding to an invitation from the Vice-President for Science and Technology of the Persian nation, Dr. Sorena Sattari.


Dr. Castro Díaz-Balart will begin an official visit to Iran

In response to an invitation from Sorena Sattari, Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran for Science and Technology, Dr. Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, Scientific Advisor to the Council of State and Vice-president of the Academy of Sciences of Cuba, will begin an official visit to Tehran.


Ambassador of Cuba gave a lecture at Alborz Institute

Responding to an invitation from the Director of the Spanish Language Institute "Alborz", María Purificación García Collazo, Cuban Ambassador Vladimir González Quesada gave a lecture at this studies center, located in the north-central part of Tehran.


Based on his personal experience, first as a student and then as a diplomat in the North Africa and Middle East region, the Ambassador explained to the students and teachers present at the meeting the importance of having or forging a vocation to be able of properly practicing a particular profession.


Farsi edition of the book "Who Killed Che?" was launched in Tehran

The book "Who Killed Che?" from the authors Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith, published in 2011 in United States, saw the light in its Farsi edition, at Rasaneh Cultural Center in Tehran. This valuable work is the result of the efforts of Cuba’s friends, Mohammad Ghorbani and Ali Aboutalebí, who translated and edited the book.

This book makes available to Iranian readers a substantial analysis and declassified documents on the operation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to assassinate Che Guevara in 1967 in Bolivia and get away with this heinous crime.