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Presidents of Iran and Iraq Propose Multisectoral Alliance

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The presidents of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, and Iraq, Fuad Masum, on Wednesday agreed on the consolidation of a strategic alliance between the two neighbors, especially in the economic and commercial fields, and the fight against terrorism. Rouhani met with Masum immediately after the official welcoming ceremony in this capital, where the Iraqi president arrived on Tuesday night heading a large delegation for a three-day visit to ratify the good bilateral ties.

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Chávez, Evo and Obama (Part Two – Final)

Chávez, Evo and Obama  (Part Two - Final)

If our Nobel laureate is deluding himself, something that is still to be proven, perhaps that explains the incredible contradictions in his thinking and the confusion sown among his listeners. There is not one shred of ethics, and not even of politics, in his attempt to justify his announced decision to veto any resolution to recognize Palestine as an independent State and member of the United Nations. Even politicians, who in no way share socialist philosophy and lead parties that were closely allied with Augusto Pinochet, are proclaiming Palestine’s right to be a member of the UN.

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Chavez, Evo and Obama (Part One)

Chavez, Evo and Obama (Part One)

I take a break from the tasks that are occupying all of my time these days to dedicate a few words to the unique opportunity presented by the political science of the sixtieth session of the United Nations General Assembly. The yearly event demands singular effort from those taking on the greatest of political responsibilities in many countries. For them, it constitutes a tough test; for the fans of that art, and there are many since it vitally affects everybody, it is difficult to remove oneself from the temptation of observing the interminable but educational show.

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Peace Seminar in Cuba Calls for Global Coexistence

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The 2nd Peace Seminar for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases begins Wednesday in the eastern province of Guantanamo with a call for peaceful coexistence worldwide. Sponsored by the World Peace Council and the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, the forum will analyze the disastrous consequences of military bases for the sovereignty of the peoples.