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Xi Jinping: unity, cooperation are powerful weapons against Covid-19Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China's President Xi Jinping stressed on Saturday that unity and international cooperation are the most powerful weapons to fight the Covid-19 coronavirus, at reportedly responding to a letter from US computer tycoon Bill Gates.

China's Covid-19 death toll increases; number of recovered patients, tooBeijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 coronavirus death toll in China has reached on Friday 2,239 people, but at the same time the continued rise in the number of recovered patients has topped 18,264.

Seoul, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held phone conversations today with Chinese President Xi Jinping to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the face of the Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic.

New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) India has congratulated President Ashran Ghani for his reelection, after the announcement of the final results by Afghanistan's Elections Commission.

New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU), during the Parties' Conference (COP13) in India.

Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese passengers on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined two weeks ago in the port of Yokohama, died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday.

Kabul, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The current president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, was reelected with 923.592 votes, 50,64% of the valid ballots, according to Hawa Alam, president of the Elections Committee of Afghanistan.

Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China has rejected the decision of the United States to classify five of its media and press agencies as foreign missions, considers it an act of Cold War and warned it will take countermeasures.

Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday announced that it will receive applications to grant new tariff exemptions to 696 US products as of March 2, another move in correspondence with phase one of their bilateral agreement.

China produces large-scale first drug approved to fight Covid-19Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) China is currently producing large amounts of favipiravir, first antiviral drug approved to fight Covid-19 outbreak, from which about 1,770 people have already died and other 70,548 have been infected.