Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 6

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MOSCOW -- China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to upgrade their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era.

The decision was made at a meeting between visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. (China-Xi-Russia)

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STOCKHOLM -- The Social Democratic Party is set to remain the Danish parliament's largest, according to preliminary results reported by Danish news DR on Wednesday night.

According to DR's prognosis, published at 9:36 p.m. local time (2036 GMT), the Social Democratic Party received 26.6 percent of the vote. At least 27.9 percent of the votes have now been counted, DR reported. (Denmark-Elections)

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KIEV -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reaffirmed Ukraine's European integration path and promised that the country will fulfill its obligations under the Association Agreement during the second day of his official visit to Brussels on Wednesday.

"Ukraine should continue its movement towards the European Union (EU). European integration is a guarantee of the independence of Ukrainian state, the well-being of the Ukrainian people, the base for the economic and technological growth," said the president at a briefing after the meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk. (Ukraine-EU-Integration)

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ROME -- The European Commission suggested to open a disciplinary action against Italy for not sticking to a promised path of debt reduction, major Italian media reported on Wednesday.

An excessive deficit procedure against Italy was justified, according to the European Union (EU) executive body, because of "Italy's non-compliance with the EU's debt rule in 2018," said Ansa news agency reporting from Brussels. (EU-Italy-Economy) Enditem

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