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Raul Castro to head commission to draft new Cuban constitution

Raul Castro to head commission to draft new Cuban constitution

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's national assembly on Saturday approved the makeup of a commission to draft the country's new constitution that will be headed by Communist Party leader and former President Raul Castro.

Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who replaced Castro in April, proposed the members of commission to the assembly on behalf of the Council of State. It was unanimously approved by lawmakers.

(Reporting by Havana bureau; editing by Diane Craft)

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Updated Date: Jun 03, 2018 00:05 AM

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