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Europe

Doha, July 22 (Prensa Latina) Qatar, concerned about recent events in the Strait of Hormuz, called for all parties involved to exercise restraint and work for a peaceful solution.


Vienna, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced on Monday the death of its director general, Yukiya Amano, who died on Thursday, July 18, in Japan.


Belgrade, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Hungarian President Janos Ader is currently on a working visit to Serbia to commemorate, along with his counterpart Aleksandar Vucic, the anniversary of the battle for Belgrade against the Ottoman Empire in 1456.


London, July 22 (Prensa Latina) British Deputy Minister for Europe and the Americas, Alan Duncan, resigned today, in anticipation of the imminent coming to power of Boris Johnson, with whom he had several disagreements in the past.


Kiev, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian authorities on Sunday received the first reports of violations and clear attempted fraud in the early parliamentary elections, where 5,700 candidates are running for 450 legislative seats.


Damascus, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad congratulated his Russian peer, Vladimir Putin, on the 74th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations.


Vatican City, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his wish that the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the arrival of a human being on the Moon may be an inspiration to achieve greater social goals.


Hanoi, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Vietnam will ratify the recently-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at its eighth session, scheduled from October 21 to November 20.


Tehran, July 20 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Yavad Zarif assured on Saturday that his country''s actions in the Persian Gulf are aimed to ensure compliance with maritime standards.


Moscow, July 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejected on Saturday meddling in the internal affairs of Nicaragua and highlighted to cooperate with that country, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution.


Rome, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The oil painting called Vaso di Fiori, by Dutch painter Jan van Huysum, has returned this Friday to the Palazzo Pitti Gallery, in the Italian city of Florence, from where it was stolen in 1944 during the withdrawal of the German occupation forces.