RIO DE JANEIRO, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Construction work on Rio's Olympic Park has reached 99% completion as the city finalizes preparations for the first Olympic Games in South America.

Five of the nine venues at the park are ready: Arena Carioca 1 (basketball), Arena Carioca 2 (judo, wrestling), Arena Carioca 3 (taekwondo, fencing), Future Arena (handball) and the aquatic centre (swimming), Rio's city government said in a statement.

The announcement comes just six days before Rio begins its one-month countdown until the Olympic opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium.

Despite the advanced stage of construction at most venues, laborers are still completing work on the velodrome, a warmup pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatic center, two tennis courts and access ramps at Olympic Arena.

Media facilities and the Olympic Park hotel are ready.

A joint venture between the public and private sectors, Olympic Park has been built at a cost of 2.3 billion reais (around 710 million U.S. dollars).

The Olympic Games will be staged from August 5 to 21. They will be followed by the Paralympic Games from September 7 to 18.

BRUSSELS puma creepers black uk , May 7 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Sunday congratulated French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron without hesitation for his victory in the presidential election.

"Congratulations @EmmanuelMacron! Happy that the French chose a European future," Juncker tweeted in French, minutes after polling agency projections showed that Macron won the race by a large margin.

Macron won Sunday's runoff vote of the French presidential election, defeating his far-right rival Marine Le Pen, according to polling agency projections issued after the vote.

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Other estimations also indicate that Macron garnered between 65 to 66.1 percent of votes, and Le Pen between 33.9 to 35 percent.

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TEHRAN puma creepers velvet burgundy , May 18 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian presidential hopeful, Mostafa Agha-Mirsalim, withdrew from the race to back conservative nominee Ebrahim Raisi, state IRIB TV reported on Thursday.

"Following the withdrawal of Mostafa Agha-Mirsalim, the Islamic Coalition Party (ICP) supports Raisi's bid for presidency puma creepers velvet uk ," IRIB quoted the announcement by ICP as reading.

The ICP, to which Agha-Mirsalim is affiliated, urged the people to actively participate in the Friday vote for the presidential election.

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HANOI, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Reinforcing and bolstering the friendly and cooperative relations between Vietnam and China in a sound, stable manner are in line with principal and long-term benefits of the two peoples, Vietnamese deputy prime minister said here on Thursday.

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