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Scientists have been able to save from extinction the giant tortoises

After a 55-year-old program of reproduction in captivity 15 giant Galapagos tortoises returned to their habitat, according to Lonelyplanet.

The Galapagos national Park was created 60 years ago. View giant tortoises of Hispaniola was on the verge of extinction on the island was only 15 individuals. Then I created a program for the reproduction of these animals in captivity.

Germany urged to protect trade along the "Northern stream — 2"

The head of the Department for external economic relations of the Union of German industrial-Commerce chambers (DIHK) Volker Treier encouraged to use "comfortable for the WTO" tools of trade protection in relation to the "Nord stream 2" in the case against him will be involved in extraterritorial sanctions.

He stressed that "the concern of the German economy increases" in connection with the sanctions of an extraterritorial nature that was employed by Washington in recent years in a number of countries, particularly Iran, Cuba and other countries in Latin America. However, the business would not recommend "to join in a sanctions spiral", the EU has a "fierce tools" that can be "proven" in terms of possible tightening of sanctions, said Treier.

Japan has extended a ban on entry due COVID-19

The government of Japan has once again expanded the list of countries, the entry of which is forbidden on the background of the pandemic coronavirus, adding 18 more States.

To the original list were added to Georgia, Algeria, Cuba, Cameroon and others. Full list of countries and territories published on the website of the foreign Ministry of Japan.

The Caribbean is expected to more than ten strong hurricanes

This year in the Caribbean could fall in more than a dozen powerful hurricanes, some of which have the chance to become very destructive, according to ATOR, citing National oceanic and atmospheric administration (NOAA).

According to experts, the hurricane season this year will be "above normal". Caribbean resorts are waiting for 13 to 19 tropical storms, of which six to ten could become hurricanes third category (wind speed of 200 kilometers per hour and above).

Cuba will open the island for tourists 1 July

The government of Cuba since July 1 allowed foreign tourists stay in the five coral Islands in the North and the South-East of the country opened the sale of tickets.

According to the head of the Ministry of tourism Juan Garcia, who on Wednesday presented a plan for a phased transition to the new rules of the industry, the movement of tourists at this stage will be limited to the territory of residence.

Slutsky responded to charges of disinformation against Russia

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the accusations of the European Commission in participation of Russia and China in disinformation campaigns coronavirus trying again to find an external enemy to "restore scrapie in the European house".

Earlier Wednesday, the European Commission published the statement that the European Union reported about strengthening of struggle against disinformation, primarily related to pandemic coronavirus, and again accused Russia and China of involvement in the intentional spread of false information.

Lavrov held a telephone conversation with foreign Minister of Cuba

The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla in a telephone conversation confirmed the rejection of the use of unilateral sanctions, said the foreign Ministry.

"The Ministers discussed some of the stories of the Latin American agenda, including the current situation around vnutrisosudistogo settlement, given the role of Cuba as one of the countries-guarantors of the negotiation process. Confirmed the full consonance of the two countries 'positions in support of the basic purposes and principles of the UN Charter, a fundamental rejection of the application contrary to international law unilateral sanctions", - stated in the message.

Putin awarded a number of diplomats rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which a number of Russian diplomats has diplomatic rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, reported on the official portal of legal information.

"To assign the diplomatic rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Azizov Iskander kuburovic the extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Mongolii...Guskov Andrei Anatolyevich Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cuba...Grandfather, Vladimir Petrovich, Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Yemen", - stated in the decree of the Russian President on 8 June.

Export flight with the Russians from Chile flew to Cuba

Export the airline Air Azur, already took the Russians from Brazil and Argentina, took on Board passengers to Chile, the country's capital in the plane sat 63 people, reported RIA Novosti press attache of the Russian Embassy in Chile Denis Vinokurov.

"The plane took off, all on Board rose to 63 persons, 58 of them are citizens of Russia", - he said.

From Latin America returned home 19 residents of Nizhny Novgorod region

Nineteen parishioners, including two babies, returned to the region from Latin America in the period from 15 April to 7 June, the special export flights, the press service of the government of Nizhny Novgorod region.

According to the Department of external relations of the government of the Nizhny Novgorod region, from the Dominican Republic arrived three inhabitants of the region, from Mexico, three from Peru - one.

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