Castro hopes to retire in 5 years
Friday 26 February 1993
Asked about this during a news conference in this eastern city, Mr Castro, 66, replied: 'Well, let's hope it won't be necessary because, with the level of work we have at the moment, five years are a very, very, very serious thing . . . So I hope not.' He left the issue open by saying he would have to see how nature treated him.
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