Israel: Castro swastika remark 'brings ideals to shame'

June 15, 2010 13:08

The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed anti-Israel comments made by former Cuban president Fidel Castro the previous day.

Castro had said that "the swastika is now Israel's banner," according to a statement published by the Cuban representatives to the UN Human Rights Council."With these outrageous comments, Fidel Castro shames his old-time companions and the ideals he always pretended to serve. Che Guevara must be spinning in his grave," Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor was quoted as saying Tuesday.

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