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Caracas, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The suspension of commercial and private flights between the United States and Venezuela is part of the agenda to promote a coup, President Nicolas Maduro said.

15 de mayo de 2019, 16:24

United Nations, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Faced with the aggression against the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, which generates concern among countries in the area, the Caracas ambassador to the UN, Samuel Moncada, warned of the nefarious consequences of such a violation.

Washington, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The US Department of State has ordered Wednesday the departure of non-essential staff based in Iraq, and warned US citizens against traveling to tha country, amid growing tensions with Iran.

Moscow, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his country''s willingness on Tuesday to resume the talks on disarmament with the United States, including the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (Start-3).

Caracas, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said Wednesday that the United States ''has once again made a mistake in its calculations and once again failed'' in its attempt to overthrow the country''s institutions.

Tehran, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s amabassador to the United Nations Mayid Tajt Ravanchi has said his country rejects any pressure or threat to negotiate with the United States, in statements to the CNN broadcasted on Wednesday on local television.

By Armando Reyes Calderin

Beirut, May 15 (Prensa Latina) A war between Iran and the United States would be a regional catastrophe, Amin Saikal, Director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University, said in an article published on Wednesday.

Beirut, May 15 ( Prensa Latina) U.S. Undersecretary of State for the Middle East, David Satterfield, held talks Wednesday with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri, and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil.

Washington, May 15 (Prensa Latina) US Senators John Boozman and Michael Bennet submitted a draft bill to remove restrictions to private financing for US agricultural exports to Cuba.

Caracas, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has demanded on Wednesday respect for his country''s embassy in Washington, following the raid carried out on Monday by the Metropolitan Police of that city.