Belfast, samedi 26 novembre 2016, le leader du Sinn Féin, Gerry Adams, a tenu à rendre hommage à Fidel Castro, rappellant les liens et soutiens dont a bénéficié le mouvement républicain irlandais notamment lors du mouvement des grévistes de la faim.
On Behalf of Sinn Féin I extend condolences and solidarity to President Raul Castro, to Fidel Castro’s family and the Cuban people on the sad news of his death.
“Fidel was a global leader, part of the revolution that liberated Cuba. He lived long enough to see the vindication of the sacrifices of his people when President Obama commenced the process of normalising relations between the USA and Cuba.
“Much more needs to be done. The blockade should be totally lifted.
“I have good memories of meeting with Fidel. He was very conversant with Irish history and a good friend to the Irish people and an admirer of our struggle, especially the hunger strikers of 1981.” –