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  • Thursday February 4th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 04, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 04, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [FEBRUARY 04, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. said that it is deeply disturbed by the reports of systematic rape in Uighurs internment camps,  adding that there must be serious consequences for atrocity. Source: CNA
  2. The U.S. and Russia have agreed to extend the new START treaty that will limit Russian ICBMs, SLBMs, and heavy bombers until February 5, 2026. Source: Sputnik
  3. UNSC failed to secure a joint statement to condemn Myanmar’s coup during the discussion on the statement as China and Russia asked for more time. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. The U.S. state department announced that U.S. position and foreign policies regarding the one China policy will remain the same as the previous administration. Source: Sputnik
  2. Italy’s president asked the head of European central bank to oversee the process of forming a new coalition government since the collapse of the previous one. Source: BBC
  3. Canada designated Proud Boys on terrorist list on the ground of posing active security threats and for their role in the U.S. Capitol attack last month. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. China told international community to create a sound external environment for Myanmar to solve their issues, adding that UNSC’s action should be conducive to Myanmar’s situation. Source: Xinhua Net 
  2. World economic forum that will be held in May with Singapore as the host will be postponed to August instead, due to the growing challenges to curb the pandemic. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Thai Minister of Public Health announced to receive the COVID-19 vaccines from the UK and China regardless of the suspension of AstraZeneca’s vaccine outside of EU. Source: Bangkok Post

 

CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen announced his commitment to strengthen solidarity and close cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam for the mutual benefits of the two nations. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Chinese Ambassador said China’s COVID-19 vaccines will arrive this weekend and that it will play a positive role in Cambodia’s socio-economic development restoration. Source: AKP
  3. Ministry of Environment has prepared documents to request UNESCO to list Phnom Tbeng, a natural mountain in Preah Vihear, as a Natural World Heritage Site. Source: AKP

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