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Moscow, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) President of Russia Vladimir Putin urged Russian citizens to participate in the elections of the State Duma (Lower House of Parliament), less than 24 hours before the voting begins.

Kabul, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan on Thursday asked the United Nations for help in recognition of Government, removing names of the Taliban leaders from the blacklist and lifting sanctions imposed by the international community.

Beijing, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) China's President Xi Jinping on Thursday congratulated his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of that country's independence and also ratified his willingness to strengthen the bilateral ties.

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Hanoi, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam informed that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will visit Cuba from September 18 to 20, and immediately local media dedicated headlines to the imminent event.

Kabul, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Acting Afghan Foreign Minister Mawlavi Amir Khan Mottaqi said on Wednesday that he had met with the Pakistani ambassador in Kabul to discuss the possibility of reopening the Torkham and Spin Boldak border crossings.

Hanoi, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador to Vietnam, Nicolás Hernández, ratified the will of his Government to strengthen friendship and bilateral cooperation, when meeting today with Vu Viet Trang, general director of the Vietnamese News Agency (VNA).

Hanoi, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin a three-day official visit to Cuba as of Saturday, September 18, diplomatic sources in Hanoi and Havana confirmed on Wednesday.

Beijing, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Havana Club Union and three other Cuban rums won top prizes at the China Wine & Spirits Awards, recognized as the country's largest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition, it was reported in Beijing on Wednesday.

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Beijing, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has received a new shipment of health supplies donated by the Chinese Government to support it in its efforts to face the Covid-19 pandemic, diplomatic sources confirmed on Wednesday.

Kabul, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Afghanistan´s Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Motaqi on Tuesday thanked the international community for its over $1 billion humanitarian aid promised and said it would be distributed transparently among those in need.

Contaminated Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines found in JapanTokyo, Sept 14 (Prensa Latina) Local governments of the Japan's Kanagawa and Osaka prefectures on Tuesday reported the detection of strange substances in five vials of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by US drugmaker Pfizer, which had not been used.