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África / Medio Oriente

Luanda, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Mukshisa Kituyi, secretary general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), assured that Unctad will supoort the work in Angolan ports for development, local media reported.

Madrid, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The parties Izquierda Unida (IU) and En Marea today urged the government of Mariano Rajoy to clarify the participation of a U.S. ship and two planes based in Spanish military bases in the aggression against Syria.

Luxembourg, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) today justified the attack perpetrated by the United States, the United Kingdom and France on Syria, and supported possible new sanctions on the African nation for the alleged use of chemical weapons, without evidence.

Addis Ababa, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia earned 855.422 million dollars in the last year through exports of various products to neighboring countries, the Foreign Ministry reported today.

Abuja, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) A total of 101 people have died of Lassa fever in only two months in Nigeria, according to national and international institutions that are studying the current outbreak of the desease in this African country.

Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities signed a book of condolences at the Algerian Embassy in Havana, in which they expressed their solidarity with that African country after the crash of a military plane.

Caracas, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stated today that the U.S. government uses warmongering propaganda to justify military interventions in sovereign nations and to appropriate its natural resources.

Moscow, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia accused the United Kingdom of being directly responsible for a set-up in the Syrian city of Duma to present it as a chemical attack by the government's army.

Berlin, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Most Germans reject military aggression by Western countries to Syria, revealed a representative poll published today by Der Spiegel magazine.

Damascus, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The movement in the streets of Douma, the reopening of shops and the accompanying noise indicate that life is gradually coming back to its normal pace in this city of Eastern Ghouta after it was freed of terrorist groups.

By Oscar Bravo Fong

Damascus, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Tens of thousands of people, summoned by the Union of Young Syrian Revolutionaries, demonstrated today in the emblematic Plaza Omeya its rejection of the aggression of the United States and some Western allies against this country.