Fidel Castro refused to rule over the country.

According to Reuters, at the address to people of Cuba, publicized in Granma newspaper, F. Castro said that he refuses from the post of the head of the State Council. F. Castro said that he “does not strive and will not agree” for the new term of ruling over the country.

F. Castro was in power in Cube for 49 years. A year and a half ago, in June 2006, because of the hard disease and operation on bowels F. Castro temporarily gave the ruling over the country to his brother Raul.