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Raúl posthumously pays tribute to Reserve General Leonardo Andolo Valdés › Cuba › Granma

Raúl posthumously pays tribute to Reserve General Leonardo Andolo Valdés › Cuba › Granma

Army Gen. Raul Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban Revolution, paid posthumous tributes Monday morning to Reserve Division Gen. Leonardo Ramon Andolo Valdes, whose ashes were unveiled in the Pantheon of Veterans in Columbus Cemetery.

Upon his arrival at the honoring site, Raul shook hands with his family members and then placed a rose in front of the urn of the prominent revolutionary who died last Friday in Havana at the age of 78 years.

Minutes later, the Army General, accompanied by Politburo member and Cabinet Secretary Brigadier General José Amado Ricardo Guerra, led the first guard of honor for the man who dedicated his life to defending the revolution from varying scenarios and responsibilities.

After this solemn tribute, another, more intimate tribute followed, that of his relatives, who bid farewell to husband, father, brother and worthy man, whose merits linked him closely with the Revolutionary Armed Forces, where he held, among other positions, the position of Second Chief of the General Staff and Chief of the Directorate Processes.

In this moment of honor, Raul reiterated his deep condolences to the loved ones present and sat next to them to talk about the wonderful career of General Andolo, who, in recent times, has committed himself to the important tasks entrusted by the country’s government. Republic.

As part of the posthumous tribute, she also stood guard, guarding the small urn and five flower offerings in the name of the Army General, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel. Bermudez; The Rwandan Armed Forces, the Association of Cuban Revolutionary Combatants, and the family, a symbol of the imprint left by General Andolo, an example of dedication and loyalty, always in the service of his country.

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