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Castro Lambasts Bush on G-8 Agenda Item (AP)
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Source: Associated Press

Castro Lambasts Bush on G-8 Agenda Item

The Associated Press
Wednesday, May 30, 2007; 5:29 AM

HAVANA -- Convalescing Fidel Castro lambasted President Bush on
Tuesday for opposing the European Union's goal for an agreement
on carbon emissions at next week's Group of Eight summit.

In the latest in what are becoming almost daily opinion pieces
called "Reflections of the Commander in Chief," Castro said Bush
would be wise to listen to his ally, outgoing British Prime Minister
Tony Blair, who has made global warming a primary focus of
his last weeks in office.

The ailing 80-year-old Cuban leader also criticized both Britain
and the United States for heavy military expenditures.


"George should say what he really thinks at the G-8 meeting,
including the subject of the dangers threatening peace and food
for human beings," Castro added. "Someone should ask him. And
he should not try to escape from the counsel of his friend Blair."


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