September 3, 2009

This handout photo provided by the Cuban newspaper Juventud Rebelde, shows Cuban ex-president <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000910" title="Fidel Castro" href="/topic/politics-government/fidel-castro-PECLB000910.topic">Fidel Castro</a>, right, shaking hands with Wu Bangguo, chairman of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000014" title="China" href="/topic/international/china-PLGEO00000014.topic">China's</a> National People's <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000131" title="U.S. Congress" href="/topic/politics-government/government/u.s.-congress-ORGOV0000131.topic">Congress</a>, during an official visit in Havana. Aging Cuban ex-president Castro met visiting Wu, the second most powerful man in China's ruling Communist Party, government sources said. Wu was at the end of a three-day visit that also included a meeting with <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000190" title="Cuba" href="/topic/international/cuba-PLGEO00000190.topic">Cuban</a> President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007578" title="Raul Castro" href="/topic/politics-government/raul-castro-PEPLT007578.topic">Raul Castro</a> -- Fidel's younger brother -- and the head of Cuba's legislature, Ricardo Alarcon.

( ALEX CASTRO, AFPGetty Images / June 17, 2013 )

This handout photo provided by the Cuban newspaper Juventud Rebelde, shows Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro, right, shaking hands with Wu Bangguo, chairman of China's National People's Congress, during an official visit in Havana. Aging Cuban ex-president Castro met visiting Wu, the second most powerful man in China's ruling Communist Party, government sources said. Wu was at the end of a three-day visit that also included a meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro -- Fidel's younger brother -- and the head of Cuba's legislature, Ricardo Alarcon.

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