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Africa / Middle East

Iran demands total elimination of US sanctionsTehran, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran demanded on Thursday the total elimination of sanctions imposed by the United States and rejected a proposal for division on those lifted as of the nuclear deal sealed in 2015 and those related to other issues.

Pakistan, Russia enhance bilateral cooperationIslamabad, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed enhancing bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, industrial modernization, railways and aviation, it was released on Thursday.

Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Iran on Wednesday ratified their willingness to promote dialogue and boost relations, during a meeting on political consultations.

Cairo, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's and Egypt's chambers of commerce signed on Wednesday a bilateral cooperation deal that will open new business opportunities.

United Nations, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday paid tribute to the victims of the genocide in Rwanda and called for vigilance in the face of worrying current trends to prevent a similar history from repeating itself.

Tehran, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Wednesday confirmed that its Saviz cargo ship was slightly damaged by an explosion in the Red Sea, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Jatibzadeh.

Rabat, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Morocco and Cuba presented opportunities for trade and investment during the first official meeting about this issue between the two countries, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.

Damascus, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Bashar Jaafari ratified his country's solidarity and friendship with Cuba in the face of the United States blockade against the Caribbean island.

Beirut, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Former Defense Minister Yaacoub Sarraf clarified details about the causes of the Beirut port explosion, highlights a communique released on Wednesday on Naharnet website.

Beirut, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) A hundred civil society figures in Lebanon asked French President Emmanuel Macron to freeze assets of alleged culprits of the worst crisis in the Arab country in decades, the Naharnet website reported today.

Tehran, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed on Wednesday the peaceful nature of the country's nuclear program and commented about the victorious solution in the face of US pressure against the Islamic republic.