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MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 18, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 18, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 18, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. French Ambassador to Belarus left the country following the local authority’s order, a move that came after he met with a banned civil society group and a diplomatic snub. Source: Deutsche Welle 
  2. Russian Defense Ministry revealed that they escorted a U.S. strategic bomber over the neutral water of the Sea of Japan, adding that it was to comply with the international rules. Source: CGTN 
  3. The EU is committed to provide support to Northern Ireland in the case that the Northern Ireland protocol fails as the EU and the UK are facing intense negotiations. Source: The London Economic
WORLD
  1. Iranian and the EU diplomats are expected to meet in Brussels to discuss ways to end the deadlock on the revival talks for the 2015 nuclear deal. Source: Bloomberg
  2. The UN Special Envoy for Syria reported that the Syrian government and opposition groups agreed to draft new constitutional provisions in a new round of negotiation this week. Source: Al Jazeera   
  3. Israeli senior military officer asserted that its military has bolstered up its defense capability and rescue missions to face up to 2,500 missile from Hezbollah in a day. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. ASEAN announced that they will exclude Myanmar’s military leader from the regional summit this month as the bloc will invite a non-political representative instead. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. China tested their hypersonic missile that came with a nuclear warhead in secret, which demonstrated their military advancement and caused alarms to Washington. Source: Dong-A Ilbo 
  3. The Chinese military denounced the U.S. and Canada for sailing their warships through the Taiwan straits last week, stressing the concern of regional peace and stability. Source: The Straits Times

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodian FM called for practical and realistic steps in order to build constructive dialogue aimed at resolving the ongoing Myanmar coup standoff. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The GDCE collected some USD 1.7 billion as custom incomes in three quarters of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 6.8 percent, equating to 71.9 percent of 2021 income plan. Source: Khmer Times
  3. Cambodia exported USD 8.2417 billion worth of garments to the international market in nine months of 2021, a year-on-year increase of 11.4 percent. Source: The Phnom Penh Post

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