// // //

Africa / Middle East

Damascus, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 30,000 Da'el inhabitants, in the northeast of Daraa province, returned to their homes after the government created conditions for the reintegration of these people, local authorities reported today.

Luanda, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan government is preparing an emergency package for the short-term completion of public works that are paralyzed due to lack of funding, announced Finance Minister Archer Mangueira.

Ankara, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavosoglu expressed his rejection of the decision of the United States to impose economic sanctions on Iran and affirmed that his country would not support them.

Addis Ababa, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia and the United Kingdom signed a MOU to reinforce areas of cooperation in human resources development and public service management, official sources said today.

Pretoria, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and his host, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Lindiwe Sisulu, will review today the state of bilateral ties and how to strengthen them.

United Nations, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 9 to attend the 2nd United Nations-African Union Annual Conference, as announced here.

Addis Ababa, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, will carry out an official visit to the United States on July 28-29, official sources reported today.

Madrid, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Spain condemned today the demolition by Israel of Palestinian houses and structures in the town of Abu Nuwar, near East Jerusalem, actions that it considered contrary to law and a serious obstacle to peace.

Nouakchott, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Senegalese fishermen will be able to fish in Mauritanian waters, according to an agreement signed during the sessions of the African Unity Summit (AU), announced the media authorized here today.

Nairobi, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Nairobi County proposed Wednesday and Saturday without cars in two of the busiest parts of the city to reduce traffic in Africa''s second most congested city.

Damascus, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government and the United Nations Mines Action Service (UNMAS) signed a memorandum of understanding that includes the search and deactivation of explosive devices, the Foreign Ministry announced today.