Pyongyang_ North Korea agreed on Friday to hold official talks with the South next week, at the border truce village of Panmunjom, Radio Habana Cuba publishes. 

Caracas_ The National Constituent Assembly elected by Venezuelans in 2017 as a representation of sovereign power, will be installed today for the 2018 period, according to its president, Delcy Rodríguez, Prensa Latina reports. 

Ankara_ Turkish authorities confirmed Wednesday that a total of 4,270 migrants and 170 smugglers were arrested in operations made in 2017, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.

Quito_ The former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, announced that he will return to his country on Thursday to campaign for the No to the popular consultation and referendum, convened by President Lenin Moreno, scheduled for the upcoming February 4.

Vietnam_ The top leaders of Vietnam sent congratulatory messages to the president of Cuba, Raúl Castro Ruz, on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution, Cubasí reports. 

United Nations_ The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, demanded more actions to implement the Paris Agreement, adopted two years ago, and demands a greater commitment to the so-called green companies, Radio Habana Cuba publishes.