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Moscow, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Wednesday reached 2,972 deaths among 308,705 cases of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, causing the Covid-19 disease, after recording 135 new deaths and 8,764 new cases and 85,392 recoveries.

Bogota, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The head of the United Nations (UN) Mission that verifies the implementation of Colombia's Peace Agreement, Carlos Ruiz, stood out on Wednesday the commitment of Cuba and Norway to consolidate the process.

Russia denounces US damage to global strategic stabilityMoscow, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States damages global strategic stability, by methodically destroying the mechanisms of agreements and limits in the field of disarmament, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denounced today.

19 de mayo de 2020, 12:59Tokyo, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Large automobile companies such as the Japanese Nissan and Mitsubishi, together with the French Renault, plan to have a joint plan to face the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic impact.

British government reiterates is against to the US blockade to CubaLondon, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The British conservative government reiterated its opposition to the unilateral blockade of the United States against Cuba, and assured that its North American counterpart knows the position of the United Kingdom on the issue, it transpired here today.

WHO leadership in fight against Covid-19 ratifiedGeneva, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, assured today that this entity will continue to lead the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV coronavirus -2.

 FAO promotes virtual event on International Tea DayRome, May 19 (Prensa Latina) On occasion of International Tea Day on May 21, FAO is promoting in Rome on Tuesday a virtual lecture to highlight the values of this drink, the most consumed in the world, after water.

UK scientists deny conspiracy theories about Covid-19 diseaseLondon, May 19 (Prensa Latina) UK virologists rejected this Tuesday the conspiracy theories encouraged by US President Donald Trump suggesting that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was created in a Chinese laboratory of Wuhan.

Italian prime minister welcomes French-German initiativeRome, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday welcomed the Franco-German initiative to raise 500 billion euros from the European Union budget to help the member countries worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

France urges Israel to rule out annexation of Palestinian territoriesParis, May 19 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday urged the Israeli government to refrain from any unilateral measure aimed at the total or partial annexation of Palestinian territories.

Majority support in Spain to confinement by Covid-19Madrid, May 19 (Prensa Latina) A survey by the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS) revealed that 95 percent of Spaniards support the confinement imposed by the government to contain the transmission of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus.