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Europe

Paris, May 24 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron is arriving today to Russia for a two-day visit, during which he will meet with his host counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to discuss relevant issues on the international agenda.


Damascus, May 23 ( Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was congratulated today by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the army''s takeover of peripheral areas of the capital and its countryside which were in terrorist groups'' hands.


Tokyo, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese soccer league is studying the possibility to increase the number of foreign players with a flexibilization of restrictions, said a spokesman in this competition.


Brussels, May 23 (Prensa Latina) According to the latest survey by the Eurobarometer, 67 percent of European citizens think that belonging to the European Union (EU) is beneficial, the greatest support reached by the regional bloc since 1983.


Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Despite the U.S. sanctions against Russia, the world''s major investment funds will participate in the 2018 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), scheduled to open tomorrow.


Istanbul, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Turkey's Global Ports Holding (GPH) signed a 15-year agreement with the Cuban company Aries S.A. for the management of cruise port in Havana and its expansion.


Paris, May 23 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned on Wednesday about the increase in tensions in the Middle East following the decision of the United States to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran.


Moscow, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejected the imposition of unilateral sanctions against the financial system of Venezuela by the United States.


Rome, May 22( Prensa Latina) The Assistant Director-General for Climate, Biodiversity, Land and Water of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rene Castro, praised today Cuba''s ''Life Task'' to face climate change.


Paris, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Higher Education Minister Jose Ramon Saborido made a visit to UNESCO headquarters today, where he had a fruitful meeting with the Assistant Director-General for the Education Sector, Stefannia Giannini.


Paris, May 22 ( Prensa Latina) Tens of thousands of French people took to the streets today to protest against the policy of French President Emmanuel Macron, a day organized by the unions'' public officials.