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  • Thursday June 25th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [JUNE 25, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. warned Russia and China of isolation at the UN if they continue to block the U.S. bid to extend arms embargo on Iran which is due to expire in October. Source: Reuters
  2. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed that the five Iranian ship captains’ assets are put to sanction and blocked for delivering oil to Venezuela. Source: Reuters
  3. The Trump administration has listed top 20 Chinese firms, including Huawei Technologies and Hikvision as linked to and backed by the Chinese military. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. Venezuela called the U.S. Navy ship navigation near its coast as an act of provocation while the U.S. claimed it simply conducted a freedom of navigation. Source: Reuters
  2. Vladimir Putin commended the Soviet’s Union allies for bringing the victory against Nazis in the 1941 and 1945 Great Patriotic War as they commemorated the historic victory. Source: Xinhua
  3. The Taliban has killed seven Afghan military personnel in an attack on the army outpost following recent Kabul’s accusation of Taliban’s increasing attacks. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Japan suspended their plans of deploying a costly and controversial U.S.-made missiles defence system, as the technical fixing issues budget cost around $1.86 billion. Source: Sputnik
  2. The border tension of China-India set further complications over the security issue between India and Pakistan that leads India to make an order for Pakistan to cut embassy staff in New Delhi by half. Source: SCMP
  3. Beijing officials said the outbreak of COVID-19 started in early June is under control, yet there are some cases found as community transmission. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia Monarchs, King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk have offered another 2 million dollars to support anti-coronavirus. Source: Thmey Thmey
  2. SPM Hun Sen expressed concerns for private schools, and appealed to building owners to be understanding during this time and to the MEF to work with banks to help them. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. SPM Hun Sen said RGC has allocated USD100 million as a temporary social support to develop rural infrastructures and to create more jobs. Source: Fresh News

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