Peres thanks Castro for 'Atlantic' comments about Jews

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 25, 2010 19:31

President Shimon Peres sent a letter to former Cuban president Fidel Castro, praising him for comments he made acknowledging the historic suffering of the Jewish people in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg published in monthly magazine the Atlantic.

Peres thanked Castro for his "touching" and "intellectually deep" comments in the letter.

Israel and Cuba do not have diplomatic relations.


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