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North America

Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted in Twitter this Wednesday that thousands of Cubans have signed a statement of support for the Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela, which Caracas will present at the United Nations.

United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of the UN General Assembly in its 74th session, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who assumed the post just a few hours ago, outlined as prioritizes this Wednesday issues including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yesterday, at the opening of the 74th session of the largest United Nations body, the Nigerian diplomat presented the points that will guide his mandate over the next year.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) China's Deputy Finance Minister Liao Min has traveled on Wednesday to the United States to hold trade talks that could pave the way for a new round of high-level negotiations between the two powers, local press reported.

Tehran, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) In a violation of international law, the United States could prevent Iran from participating in the United Nations General Assembly by not granting him the relevant visa to President Hasan Rohani.

United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The increase in sanctions in the banking-financial sector, which affect Cuban entities and third parties in frank violation of international law, marks at present the policy promoted by the United States toward the island.

Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Federal Reserve (Fed) holds its sixth meeting on monetary policy in 2019 and will announce its decision on interest rates, in a context of pressures and calls from President Donald Trump to lower them.