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SANTIAGO DE CUBA, December 4. /TASS/. Cuban revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, asked not to name streets and squares after him and not to dedicate monuments to him, his brother, Cuban President Raul Castro, said speaking at a rally in memory of the legendary comandante.
"The leader of the revolution rejected any manifestations of the personality cult and was consistent in this issue until the last hours of his life," he said. "He was opposed to using his name after his death in the names of institutions, squares, parks, avenues, streets or other public places and dedicating monuments, busts, statues or other such objects to him. In accordance with the will of comrade Fidel, we will present the appropriate legislative initiatives during the next sessions of the National Assembly of People's Power."
Raul Castro also thanked all those who expressed condolences or solidarity with the Cuban people.
Fidel Castro passed away on November 25 aged 90. The Cuban government declared a nine-day national mourning following his death.