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United Nations, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Colombia agrees with the concern of the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, at the murders of former combatants, said Friday the Colombian Foreign Minister, Carlos Holmes Trujillo.

United Nations, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Even though there are numerous challenges, it is possible to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) whether global actions are built up, as discussed in the UN High Level Political Forum.

Tehran, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Friday denied some US accusations about the supposed shooting down of an Iranian drone by a US warship in the Strait of Hormuz.

Mexico, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Mexico´s President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has accepted on Friday in his usual morning press conference at the National Palace some shortcomings in national health system, especially in the interior of the country.

Moscow, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned the counselor of the US Embassy in this capital to protest against statements by that diplomatic mission on an alleged impediment to grant visas to US professors.

Beijing, July 19 (Prensa Latina) US and Chinese trade negotiators reportedly spoke by phone to discuss next steps in the trade talks, which were restated by Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.

Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government has rebuffed as interventionist statements made by US Vice President Mike Pence against relations Caracas maintain with Iran.

United Nations, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory, Jamie McGoldrick, and UN senior officials joined calls on Israel not to carry out the demolitions of 10 East buildings built close to the security barrier, according to the spokesman of the UN Secretary-General, Farhan Haq.

United Nations, Jul 18 ( Prensa Latina ) The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffith, has reported Thursday that despite the progress made in the talks between the sides, confrontation continues and there is an urgent need to ease these tensions.

Washington, Jul 18 ( Prensa Latina ) One of the serious measures taken by the Donald Trump Administration against the Cuban people is the closure of the U.S. consulate in Havana and the Cuban consulate in Washington.

Ankara, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey received the fifteenth shipment of components for Russian-made S-400 antiaircraft systems on Thursday, in a context of escalated tensions with the United States. The first shipment arrived in the Murted air base, northwest of this capital, on July 12, and the operation continues as planned, the Ministry of Defense said in a communiqué.