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BARCELONA -- "The more you know another society, the more happiness flows in other areas of life, and books are very useful for that," Montserrat Riba, secretary general of Casa Asia, told Xinhua on the sidelines of the opening ceremony on Friday.

"It is a pride that China knows our tradition and shares some aspects. I am convinced that, little by little, the response of the city of Barcelona to Chinese literature will be the majority," she said.

- - - - WASHINGTON -- "Migrants at the Southern Border will not be allowed into the United States until their claims are individually approved in court," U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday evening. "All will stay in Mexico."

The president also renewed a threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border "if for any reason it becomes necessary."

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MADRID -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Spain will open a new chapter for bilateral relations and vitalize the China-EU relations in the midst of rising unilateralism, according to Chinese ambassador to Spain.

Xi's visit to Spain, the first state visit to the country by a Chinese president in 13 years, falls on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries, Chinese Ambassador to Spain Lyu Fan told media.

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BRUSSELS -- "It's a sad day," said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as he arrived Sunday for an EU summit in Brussels to endorse the Brexit agreement.

He told reporters that the summit "is neither a time of jubilation nor of celebration. It's a sad moment, and it's a tragedy."

"Let's pave the way towards a close post-Brexit relationship," he said. "The UK is leaving the European Union not Europe." Enditem

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