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Teheran, April 18 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic Republic of Iran and Cuba stated the broad possibilities and conditions for expanding collaboration in the medical-scientific sphere, diplomatic sources announced Thursday.


Kabul, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Talks between the Taliban movement and delegates from Afghanistan's government, scheduled for later this week in Catar, were postponed indefinitely, local media reported Friday.


New Delhi, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The second of the seven phases of the general elections to India''s Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) began on Thursday in 95 electoral districts of 11 states and a territory of this populous South Asian country.


Beijing, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) China has reiterated its opposition to the US unilateral measures that tighten the economic, financial and commercial blockade against Cuba, by emphasizing that it is an obstacle to the socioeconomic development and welfare of the Caribbean nation.


Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) China warned today that external sanctions and interventionist stances such as that of the so-called Lima Group will only further complicate the situation in Venezuela, whose government it supports in its efforts to safeguard national sovereignty.


Pyongyang, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, has checked combat readiness of an air regiment and anti-aircraft defense groups of Pyongyang, local media reported on Wednesday.


 

Hanoi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will open a modern car factory by mid-year, and it will be among the largest in Southeast Asia, Vinfast company, specializing in this line, announced on Tuesday.


Tokyo, Apr 15 ( Prensa Latina ) The owner of Fukushima I began Monday today fuel extraction work from the Japanese plant, which suffered a nuclear accident in 2011, after the impact of a powerful earthquake and the consequent tsunami.


Beijing, Apr 15 ( Prensa Latina ) China criticized and rejected Monday the United States'' obstinacy to sow discord in its relations with Latin America and the Caribbean through irresponsible, provocative and even offensive slanders for that area.


Seoul, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday he wants to hold another summit with the top leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), without any formalism, in an attempt to recover the good climate on the peninsula.