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The Greek physician appreciated the possibility of a second wave COVID-19 in the country

The second wave of coronavirus in Greece is unlikely, and the threat COVID-19 need to be taken seriously, but not overestimated, said to RIA Novosti, the Greek physician Fedor Ignatiadis, head of the therapeutic Department Euroclinic of Athens.

In addition to working in one of the largest private hospitals in Athens, Ignatiadis heads of the Greek-Russian club "Dialogos", publishes the newspaper "Athens courier".

Who assessed the situation with coronavirus in Latin America

The threat of an active transfer and dissemination COVID-19 in Latin America remains high, said at a briefing in Geneva, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan.

"Almost all countries in Latin America present the transmission of the virus among the community. The level of infection stable in some States and continues to grow in others. We had a complicated situation in Bolivia, Colombia and other places, where in recent weeks has increased the number of infections. So I would say that the overall situation in Latin America continues to pose a threat to active transmission COVID-19", - he said.

In Central America will discuss the delivery of Russian drug "Aviewer"

The theme of Russian supplies of the antiviral drug "Aviewer" in Central America will be discussed in the framework of the Council of health Ministers of the six member countries of the Central American integration system, said RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Nicaragua.

In SICA included Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, the Council of Ministers of health is the standing body coordinating agencies in the countries of the system.

Mr DMITRIYEV said the supply of "Avifauna" abroad

A number of Latin American countries, Saudi Arabia and Bulgaria has purchased Russian drug for the treatment of a coronavirus, "Aviewer", said the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev.

"Aviewer" production RDIF and Chemrar may 29, received a registration certificate of Ministry of health of the Russian Federation and became the world's first drug against the coronavirus that contains the active substance "Favipiravir", and on 3 June was included in the list of methodological recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of new coronavirus infection. "Aviewer" has proven its effectiveness in clinical trials and blocking mechanisms for the propagation of the coronavirus.

The President of Mexico announced its intention to purchase from Russia "Aviewer"

The government of Mexico intends to contact the authorities of Russia on the acquisition of the antiviral drug "Aviewer", said the President of the Republic Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

"Gladly received the proposal of the Russian government and intends to begin negotiations. The Minister of foreign Affairs aware of this proposal and is going to contact the authorities of Russia", - said the President during a press conference which is published in his microblog on Twitter.

Russian drug from COVID-19 will receive the first countries in Latin America

Brazil and Latin America, which sharply increases the number of people infected with coronavirus, the first to receive the drug "Aviewer," said the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev.

"We have received a request from more than 50 countries, and definitely a priority for us are those countries where sharply increasing number of coronavirus infections. This, of course, Brazil and many other Latin American countries," said Dmitriev in an interview via Skype on the channel "Russia 1".

Russian drug from COVID-19 will represent the countries of Latin America

The Russian Embassy in Guatemala, together with the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) on 10 July, will hold a presentation of the drug against the coronavirus, "Aviewer" for Latin America and the Caribbean, it has already signed up about 800 people, reported RIA of news in Embassy.

"The development of the theme of the fight against coronavirus Embassy jointly with the company "Kramis", "Khimrar" and the FUND, vyvedshie on the Russian market the drug against the coronavirus, "Aviewer", organizes his presentation in Latin America and the Caribbean. To participate in the conference invited representatives of all supranational parliaments of the region, relevant agencies and committees," said the Embassy.

The Russian Ambassador to Colombia spoke about the relations between the two countries

Colombia is one of the most important partners of Russia among Latin American countries, said the Ambassador of Russia in Colombia Sergey Koshkin in an interview with Tiempo, published on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

"Currently, Colombia is one of our most important partners in the Latin American geopolitical space. Our bilateral cooperation based on mutual respect, it is devoid of ideological dogmas and political prejudices, we share the same universal values," said Koshkin.

In Peru, the discovery of Machu Picchu for tourists postponed indefinitely

In Peru, the discovery of the Inca city of Machu Picchu for tourists postponed indefinitely, reported Merco Press.

One of the main attractions of the country will not open on 1 July, as previously announced. The reason is the decision of the authorities of the Cusco region, fearing the outbreak of coronavirus.

The expert assessed the proposal to declassify the archives of the Second world

The distortion of the events preceding the outbreak of the Second world war, intended to weaken Russia's credibility and expose her guilty in the global conflict, but the publication of archival documents will allow to objectively analyze this period, said to RIA Novosti Ana Teresa gutiérrez del CID, PhD in international relations, Professor of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has written an article about the Second world war, which called on States to intensify the process of publication of its archives and the publication of previously unknown documents about the war and the prewar period. He noted that Russia is ready for broad cooperation and joint research projects with the participation of historians.

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