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New Delhi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov will debate Tuesday on the relations between the two countries and will also review the organization for the forthcoming annual bilateral summit. Lavrov arrived in India Monday night for a two-day visit and is also planning to travel to Pakistan to talk with his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Chinese women's soccer team to compete in qualifying matchBeijing, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Chinese women's soccer team on Monday traveled to South Korea to finally compete with the South Korean team, in order to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Pham Minh Chinh elected Vietnam's Prime MinisterHanoi, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Vietnam elected on Monday Pham Minh Chinh, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party (PCV), as Prime Minister replacing Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who became President of the Republic.

Afghan government troops suffer half a hundred casualtiesKabul, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) At least 51 members of Afghanistan's defense and security forces were killed or wounded in the last 24 hours in clashes with Taliban insurgents, the Ariana agency reported on Monday.

LG Electronics exits mobile businessSeoul, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) South Korean company LG Electronics has reported that it is withdrawing from the mobile business after several years of poor performance due to intensified competition with stronger rivals.

Cuban ambassador to Mongolia highlights importance of educationUlan Bator, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba allocates 28 percent of its national budget to education, Cuban Ambassador to Mongolia, Raul Delgado, highlighted here on Monday.

 Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected Vietnam's new presidentHanoi, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Nguyen Xuan Phuc, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and former Prime Minister, was elected on Monday by the National Assembly as the new president of the country, replacing Nguyen Phu Trong.

Yunnan outbreak triggers Covid-19 cases in ChinaBeijing, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The resurgence of Covid-19 in southwest China's Yunnan province left 20 other confirmed and asymptomatic cases on Monday, and once again catapulted the daily sickness index after months with single-digit figures.

Beijing, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) China reported today a 14 percent inter-annual rebound during 2020 in foreign direct investment (FDI), whose value amounted to 520.6 billion dollars.

Damascus, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Syria on Sunday announced that it will receive vaccines from Russia, China and the World Health Organization in the next few days, which will help this Arab country to mitigate the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Tokyo, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Japan will send a group of experts to Egypt to collaborate in the investigation of the blockade of the Suez Canal, according to an official statement.