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  • Friday October 8th, 2021

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 08, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [October 08, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Russia will invite the Taliban for talks on Afghanistan, involving China, India, Iran and Pakistan, as an attempt to save the country from humanitarian catastrophe. Source: France 24
  2. The U.S. State Department said that the U.S. is willing to resume talks in a bid to revive the Iranian nuclear deal, stressing that the resumption of negotiation is hinging on Iran. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. Greece’s Parliament ratified an agreement with France regarding the establishment of strategic partnership to boost security and defence cooperation. Source: China.org.cn
WORLD
  1. The U.S. nuclear submarine hit an object while sailing in the international waters of the Indo-Pacific region although no casualty has been reported. Source: BNN Bloomberg
  2. An Argentine Judge dismissed a crime case filed against former President Ferandez over an alleged cover up of Iran’s possible role in bombing Jewish community in 1994. Source: Metro US
  3. India, Turkey and 47 countries are exempted from the British government red list that travellers who wish to enter Britain will be exempted from mandatory quarantine. Source: CGTN
REGIONS
  1. The U.S. special operation troops deployed to Taiwan to provide training and advisory support to Taiwanese forces to prevent the threats posed by China. Source: Reuters 
  2. The Philippines’ VP Lemi Robredo, who leads the opposition and has been critical of Duterte’s war on drugs, will take the bid to become the President in 2022. Source: CNA
  3. The U.S. will level up their effort to provide humanitarian assistance to alleviate North Koreans from suffering despite the denuclearization did not move forward. Source: Yonhap News Agency

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia FM voiced concern on geopolitics tension and major power rivalry in the region, and emphasized the significance of the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. Minister of Telecom reaffirmed the Kingdom’s commitment to collaborate with ASEAN member states toward an open, inclusive, safe, and secure cyberspace. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The MLMUPC approved a total of almost 2,901 construction proposals in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 13 percent. Source: Khmer Times

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