Moscow sent an impressive delegation to the funeral of the Cuban revolutionary.
Due to the busy schedule of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the funeral of Fidel Castro will send the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. This was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .
According to him, Putin is preparing to address to the Federal Assembly, and therefore will not be able to fly to Cuba.
«Vladimir Putin quite a full agenda, preparations for the Message to the Federal Assembly, is one of the main activities of the presidential working schedule during the year, enshrined in legislation. Russia will be represented (at the funeral Castro) at a high, but not at the highest level «, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
Also he told who else will be included in the delegation that will travel to Cuba.
«On behalf of the President, the speaker of the Duma Volodin will head the Russian delegation at the funeral of Fidel (Castro). Tonight he will go to Cuba. In his delegation will also be the President (Russian-Cuban) of the intergovernmental Commission (Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry) Rogozin, representatives of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, parliamentary factions, – said the representative of the Kremlin. The delegation will be sufficiently representative,» said Sands.The ceremony of burial of the Castro will take place on 4 December in the cemetery of Saint Iphigenia Santiago de Cuba, a city which is called the cradle of the Cuban revolution.