MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 27, 2021]

MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 27, 2021]

MONRING NEWS BRIEF [September 27, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Turkey intended to purchase a second batch of missile defence systems from Russia, which further fueled the tension with NATO and triggered new sanctions from the U.S. Source: Reuters
  2. Russian fighters escorted a U.S. strategic bomber over the neutral waters of the Pacific after the radars had detected an air target approaching its border. Source: China.org
  3. In an unofficial vote count, it showed that Germany’s Social Democrats narrowly won in the general election, which would end the 16 years of conservative-led rule by Markel. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. The IAEA said that Iran had failed to comply with the terms of the deal that was agreed upon allowing the inspector to service the monitoring equipment in the country. Source: Reuters
  2. The Ethiopian embassy in Cairo suspended its operation for up to six months due to the economic crisis, not because of the dispute over the GERD, said the Egyptian official. Source: China.org
  3. The British government has exempted the oil industry from the competition law so that it could share information that can help identify supply shortages. Source: The National
REGIONS
  1. Britain said it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities breaching UN sanctions against North Korea which ban the sale of fuel to the country. Source: Reuters
  2. South Korea’s Unification Ministry issued a call to encourage North Korea to restore a  stable communication hotline between the two countries that was cut in June 2020. Source: Sputnik
  3. Xi wrote a congratulatory letter to the newly elected leader of Taiwan’s main opposition party, but also warned that the situation in Taiwan straits is complex and grim. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen committed to build a harmonious ASEAN Community and sustain the bloc for global trade, investment and supply chain as the Kingdom will chair the ASEAN next year. Source: AKP
  2. The CLV top leaders convened talks to discuss cooperation, including party works and socio-economic development in the context of the fight against the pandemic. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The KITA revealed that the two-way trade between Cambodia and South Korea reached USD 635.5 million in the first eight months of 2021, a year-on-year rise of 11.33 percent. Source: Khmer Times