Hollande meets Fidel Castro, Cuba announces deal with Total

The French president's trip to Cuba ended Tuesday after he met with the island's ailing revolutionary leader and brokered an oil exploration deal.

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Cuba has announced an oil exploration deal with France in the Gulf of Mexico after the French president, François Hollande, made a historic visit to Cuba in which he called on the United States to end its trade embargo on the Communist-run country, reports The Guardian.