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RIO DE JANEIRO, June 24 (Xinhua) -- The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the license of a drug laboratory slated to test athletes during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

In a statement on its website on Friday, WADA said the decision was based on the facility's "non-conformity" with its international standards.

The Brazilian doping control laboratory, or LBCD, as it is known, is expected to appeal the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

An LBCD spokesperson could not immediately be reached for comment.

The ban, which took effect on June 22, precludes the laboratory from conducting blood and urine samples.

WADA did not provide details of the laboratory's problems and it was unclear if the decision could be overturned in time for the Olympic opening ceremony on August 5.

"[We] will work closely with the Rio laboratory to resolve the identified issue," WADA's incoming director general Olivier Niggli said in the statement.

The Montreal-based body said that samples at LBCD would be transported for testing at an accredited laboratory in another country.

LBCD was also stripped of its WADA accreditation before the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. The suspension was lifted in May last year after the laboratory invested 60 million US dollars to upgrade equipment and train staff.

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This year’s U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France’s president urged world leaders to work together, while America’s emphasized nations’ own sovereignty.

And U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and cautioned about the dangers of fiery rhetoric.

All three men made their debut appearances at the U.N. General Assembly, where presidents , prime ministers and monarchs are gathered for six days of discussion of matters ranging from nuclear peril to climate change to refugees. But on day one, the spotlight was on U.S. President Donald Trump and France’s Emmanuel Macron.

Macron, a centrist who embraced internationalism during his campaign , vowed to press ahead with the Paris accord to combat global warming, although the U.S. has said it’s withdrawing from the agreement. In his speech and a subsequent news conference, Macron said he respects Trump’s decision but thinks it’s a mistake and will continue trying to persuade the American to reconsider.

Macron also said France won’t “close any door to dialogue” with North Korea and said it would be “a grave error” to unwind the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran , which faces strong criticism from Trump. Macron also called for investing in education and health and proposed appointing a U.N. representative for press freedom.

Seven decades after the end of World War II and the creation of the United Nations, international bodies are confronting doubts that they are merely venues for “a game for diplomats sitting around a table” and come up short on addressing such major threats as climate change.

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