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There will be no war between Iran, US: Iranian ambassador to China

“The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, strict economic sanctions against Iran and increasing US military presence in the Persian Gulf all show that Washington has many preconditions over talks with Iran,” said Iranian ambassador to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 20:06:55

Promising future

Amid the trade tensions between the US and other countries, Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao (Mourao) paid his first official visit to China in May since he took office in January, drawing international attention to the future ties between Latin America's biggest economy and the world's second largest economy. In an emailed interview, Global Times reporters Wang Bozun and Bai Yunyi (GT) discussed bilateral ties and economic cooperation between the two countries with Mourao.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 15:58:40

Indian Embassy celebrates fifth International Day of Yoga

Around 1,000 people took part in the fifth International Day of Yoga activities held by the Indian Embassy in China's India House on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:43:40

FIFA, UN Women sign first MOU

The first-ever memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) was signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo‑Ngcuka at the FIFA Women's Football Convention, before the opening match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on June 7.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:43:39

Russia's tourism promotional event takes place in Beijing

Russia's tourism promotional event took place at Beijing's Russian Cultural Center on Thursday. Russian representatives from different regions of Russia participated in the meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:38:40

CAIEP, MASHAV sign cooperation agreement

The Israeli Ambassador to China Zvi Heifetz and the Secretary General of China Association for the International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP) Zhang Jianguo signed the 2019-21 cooperation agreement between Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MASHAV) and CAIEP at the Beijing Foreign Experts Building on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:38:39

SCO Secretariat hosts meeting with media, experts

A meeting for experts and media took place at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Friday in Beijing, during which the SCO Secretary-general Vladimir Norov shared the achievements and the highlights of the Bishkek Declaration in Kyrgyzstan and exchanged views with the audience about SCO's operations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:33:39

Getting closer

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Brazil and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The cooperation between the two countries has become one of the most important ties in the world. Amid the trade tensions between the US and other countries, where would China-Brazil ties go? what opportunities do the two countries have? Global Times reporter Wang Bozun and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Brazilian Ambassador to China Paulo Estivallet de Mesquita (Estivallet) on these regards.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/23 21:03:39

EU pledges economic cooperation with Cuba amid stiffer US sanctions

The European Union (EU) on Friday pledged to continue expanding economic cooperation with Cuba amid stepped-up US trade sanctions against the island.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 12:09:40

Saudi crown prince discusses regional development with US president

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud discussed on Friday over the phone with US President Donald Trump the latest developments in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 10:00:58

UN chief commends ILO at its 100th anniversary for helping build a new world

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday praised the International Labour Organization (ILO) for "carrying forward the torch that was lit one hundred years ago to help build a new world."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 9:33:47

Laos, DPRK diplomats confident of strengthening longstanding ties

The longstanding friendship between Laos and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will be strengthened persistently despite increasing global complications.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 13:54:13

Amazing China Hastings Year of Tourism kicks off for stronger ties

The Amazing China Hastings Year of Tourism, which celebrates and enhances the special connection between China and Hastings, New Zealand, took place at the New Zealand Embassy in China on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 16:44:42

Latin America and Caribbean art show highlights cultural diversity

The launch of the 2019 Latin America and Caribbean Art Exhibition took place at the China World Art Museum in Beijing on June 14, highlighting 48 works by Latin American and Caribbean artists.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 16:43:39

S.Korea to provide 50,000 tons of rice to DPRK

South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul, the country's top policymaker in charge of inter-Korean affairs, told a televised press briefing Wednesday that it will provide 50,000 tons of rice to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) through the World Food Program (WFP).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 17:06:14

Iraqi PM holds phone call with US Secretary of State over regional developments

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Friday held a phone call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over regional developments amid the rising dispute between Washington and Tehran.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 11:36:31

UN official calls for fair, peaceful elections in Burundi in 2020

Free, fair, inclusive and peaceful elections in Burundi in 2020 are crucial, said Jurg Lauber, chair of the Burundi configuration of the UN Peacebuilding Commission, on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 9:56:20

UN chief calls for independent probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for an independent investigation into this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 9:49:29