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Africa / Middle East

Washington, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Joe Biden administration took a step toward its goal of shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention center for terror suspects Monday, releasing into the custody of his home country a Moroccan who´d been held without charge nearly since the U.S. opened the facility 19 years ago.

EU criticizes Israel for colonization and eviction of PalestiniansTel Aviv, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) European Union (EU) Representative in Palestine Sven Kuhn von Burgsdorff on Monday criticized Israel for the demolition of Arab populations and the policy of colonization in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Irán, prisioneros, canje, posición, EEUUTehran, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran noted on Sunday that there is no link between the prisoner swap with the United States and the negotiations to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or nuclear deal, which are taking place in Vienna, Austria.

Vatican City, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis on Sunday urged to consider the wish that took the people of South Africa to be reborn in harmony with all their children.

Syria, China agree to boost cooperationDamascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed during a meeting on Sunday in Damascus to strengthen the historic relations between the two countries in all fields.

Tehran, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran branded successive US governments as murderers, which has been long orchestrated attacks on other nations, the HispanTV website reported.

Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad sworn in for a fourth seven-year term at the presidential palace in Damascus.

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Luanda, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Angola´s President Joao Lourenço on Saturday took over the presidency of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), whose summit meeting in Luanda advocated inclusive and multilateral cooperation.

United Nations, (Prensa Latina) The United Nations emphasized on this year World Population Day that its urgent to prioritize the sexual and reproductive health rights of people, especially women amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

Damascus, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Damascus on Saturday to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other local authorities.

Tashkent, July 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned today about the potential risk of instability in Afghanistan spreading to neighboring countries.