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Africa / Middle East

Tehran, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Yavad Zarif met with Pope Francis and talked about ongoing violence in the Israel-Gaza conflict, among other issues.

Ramallah, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The World Food Program (WFP) is helping more than 51,000 citizens in the Gaza Strip, where it fears a worsening of the humanitarian crisis, the United Nations agency reported on Monday.

Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the quartet of mediators in the Middle East, made up of the United Nations, the European Union, the Russian Federation and the United States, held an emergency consultation in the light of the escalation in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.

Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The official spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, made statements to the press in which he denounced Israel's attack on the headquarters of international media organizations in the Gaza Strip.

Amman, May 17 (Prensa Latina) King Abdullah II of Jordan on Monday demanded the holding of international consultations to stop the hostile actions by Israel against Palestine, Alnashrah website informed.

Tehran, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Monday highlighted its commitment to act transparently and maintain its obligations sealed in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear deal.

Tehran, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Guardians of Iran assured the candidates for the presidential elections slated for next July 18th cover all possible political viewpoints.

Paris, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, will receive his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fatah el-Sissi to address the escalation of the conflicto between Israel and Palestine, marked by indiscriminate bombings against the Gaza Strip.

Tehran, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Monday has reiterated its support to Palestine's right to defend itself from Israel's aggression, which it denounced for its project to create regional insecurity.

Addis Ababa, May 17 (Prensa Latina) China supports the leadership of the African Union (AU) to solve the conflict over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to an official communique released on Monday in Addis Ababa.

Mexico, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to undertake its role as guarantor of international peace and to speak out against armed conflict in Gaza.