MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 15, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 15, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 15, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Iran has reached a broad deal with the U.S. over the easing of trade sanctions on its energy and industrial sectors, but warned about little time to revive the nuclear deal. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The UK and Australia have reached an in-principle agreement on a free trade deal for both liberal democracy counterparts to expand trade, business and job creations. Source: The New Daily
  3. PM Boris John made the decision to delay the plan on lifting Britain’s final COVID-19 restriction to next month as the country continues to cripple with the Delta variant. Source: ABC Online
WORLD
  1. NATO leaders vowed to work collectively against the systemic challenges caused by China’s assertive policies and Russia’s provocative military threats. Source: CNA
  2. French Minister of State warned that the UK will face trade retaliatory measures if Britain fails to commit and respect the engagements made regarding the Brexit deal. Source: China.org.cn
  3. The UN Human Rights office in Tunisia criticized the brutality of Tunisian police on civilians and the beating of a young man to death after nearly a week of protests. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. China slammed G7 for engaging in political manipulation and interfering in China internal affairs after the bloc reviled Beijing for human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. Source: CNA
  2. Four Japanese opposition parties initiated the vote of no confidence against the PM Yoshihide Suga’s government due to his failing policies in containing the pandemic. Source: TASS
  3. The prosecutors of the ICC have sought to authorize the full investigation of the Philippines’ drug war killing policy in which it took thousands of lives. Source: Al Jazeera
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Czech Republic pledged to further strengthen and expand mutual ties and cooperation as Prague committed to assist in human resource development. Source: AKP
  2. Cambodia-US two-way trade valued over USD2.6 billion in the first four months of 2021, a year-on-year increase of 24.48 percent despite the pandemic crisis. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  3. The Phnom Penh Municipal Authority has decided to allow the reopening of all businesses and sales within the framework of all state markets in the capital. Source: Khmer Times