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Asia / Oceania

1 de febrero de 2021, 12:9Brussels, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) on Monday condemned a military coup in Myanmar and demanded the immediate release of President Win Myint; the head of Government, Aung San Suu Ky; and other members of the Cabinet.

South Africa receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccinesPretoria, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) South Africa's top officials on Monday received one million doses of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 from the Serum Institute in India.

Vietnam evaluates Communist Party Congress as successfulHanoi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Nguyen Phu Trong, noted on Monday that the 13th Congress of the organization was a success and will expand the country's paths to socialism.

1 de febrero de 2021, 9:40Beijing, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) China's company CanSino Biologics reported on Monday that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate will continue with the latest trials, after safety and efficacy standards were verified.

1 de febrero de 2021, 8:31Islamabad, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) An IL-76 aircraft from the Pakistani Air Force brought on Monday the first batch of half a million doses of Sinopharm vaccines donated by China to Pakistan to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

1 de febrero de 2021, 8:30Hanoi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) reaffirmed the will to remain faithful to the principles of Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh thinking at the closing ceremony of its 13th Congress held in Hanoi on Monday.

China urges political resolution to conflict in MyanmarBeijing, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) China asked on Monday to seek a political solution to the situation in Myanmar, where the military declared a state of emergency and arrested State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, along with other members of the Cabinet.

Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A panel from the World Health Organization (WHO) visited the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, China, which is linked to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and where the experts searched for clues to understand the evolution of the virus, official sources informed on Sunday.

Beijing, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) China has vaccinated at least 24 million people against Covid-19 without reporting a high rate of side effects, as part of its emergent program, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Sunday.

Havana, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated his peer from Nauru, Leonel Rouwen Aingimea, on the 53rd anniversary of that country's independence, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported on Sunday.

Hanoi, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Nguyen Phu Trong was reelected general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) on Sunday, during the penultimate session of the organization's 13th Congress.