MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 25, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 25, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 25, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Japanese Defense Minister said in an interview that Taiwan’s security is directly connected to Japan, as Tokyo is closely monitoring ties between Taiwan and Beijing. Source: CNA
  2. EU leaders failed to agree on resetting the relations with Russia after France and Germany proposed to invite Russia to the EU summit for a direct communication. Source: Deutsche Welle
  3. The U.S. State Department official revealed that there is no meeting planned between the U.S. and Chinese top officials at a G20 gathering in Italy next week. Source: Reuters
WORLD
  1. Russia warned the UK that they would bomb British navels in the black sea if there are any further provocations by the British navy off the coast of Crimea. Source: Reuters
  2. The U.S. is seeking to pause the next round of negotiation with Iran in order to talk to the new Israeli government about its new position toward Iranian nuclear program crisis. Source: The Jerusalem Post
  3. The UN accused Israel of violating international law and demanded a halt to the expansion of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem due to its invalidity. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. Russian diplomats said that Japan should consider moving towards enhancing the bilateral ties instead of making statements regarding Russia’s activity on Kuril island. Source: TASS
  2. Chinese Ministry of Commerce stated that Beijing has filed a lawsuit at the WTO over Canberra’s anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on Chinese export products. Source: Bloomberg
  3. The United Nations humanitarian agency reported that at least 230,000 Burmese people have been displaced by the fighting and violence that resulted from the coup. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. The Minister of Interior has met the new UN special rapporteur and Cambodia committed to work closely and cooperate well between both sides to make positive contributions. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. As of May this year, two-way trade between Cambodia and South Korea valued USD377 million, a year-on-year rise of 6.2 percent, as both nations completed FTA negotiations. Source: Khmer Times
  3. Cambodia requested the UK to purchase carbon credits from the Kingdom, a move to serve forest and wildlife conservation and local economic development. Source: The Phnom Penh Post