MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 28, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 28, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 28, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Israel summoned Poland’s ambassador to express their disappointment over the Polish draft bill that will limit claims to recover the lost property of Jewish in World War II. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The U.S. warplanes carried out airstrikes on the Syria-Iraq border, targeting facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups, in response to drone attacks against the U.S. forces in Iraq. Source: The Guardian
  3. Secretary Blinken held talks with his Israeli counterpart in Rome to discuss a reset of the two countries’ diplomatic ties, Irainian nuclear deal and relations with other Gulf states. Source: Deutsche Welle
WORLD
  1. Egytian, Jordanian, and Iraqi leaders held talks in Baghdad to discuss strengthening economic and security cooperation to stabilize peace in the region. Source: China.org.cn
  2. Russian Lower House speaker called on the international organizations like the UN, OSCE and PACE to condemn the action by the British Royal navy in the Black Sea. Source: TASS
  3. Iran claimed that the agreement to share the images and the monitoring activities of the nuclear site with the UN watchdog in February has ended after 3 months. Source: Deutsche Welle
REGIONS
  1. Singapore and the UK began their negotiation on a new digital trade agreement to remove barriers, a move that London pushed for to become the global tech power house. Source: Reuters
  2. Indian police suspected that the air force base in JIndian-administered, Kashmire, was being attacked by the explosive-laden drones that the police called it an act of terrorism. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. The post-coup violence in Myanmar has escalated as the military’s self-defense force took over and could possibly use its full power to crackdown on the civilians Source: VOA
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Japan committed to expand bilateral cooperation through the exchange of information on anti-terrorism, peacekeeping, disaster managment, engneering and beyond. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. Cambodia and JICA have pledged to further cooperate on a public administration reform programme in the country, focusing especially on capacity building of civil servants. Source: AKP
  3. As of 26 of June, Cambodia procured another 1M doses of COVID-19 vaccines, adding up to 9M doses of vaccine, while the other 10M doses will arrive in August. Source: The Phnom Penh Post