MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 30, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 30, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [June 30, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Israel’s new FM paid a historic visit to UAE for the inauguration of the Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi as both sides are seeking to normalize the two countries’ relations. Source: Haaretz
  2. Russian and Belarusian Security Council will hold consultations in Minsk to discuss taking joint countermeasures against regional and international security. Source: TASS
  3. The U.S. military commander in Afghanistan warned of chaotic civil war in the country after the withdrawal of American troops unless its fragmented civilian leadership united. Source: The Washington Post
WORLD
  1. The U.S. told the UNSC that the airstrikes that hit Iran-backed militia’s facilities in Syria and Iraq was to deter the militants and Tehran from attacking the U.S. troops. Source: Euro News
  2. The Netherlands’ Defense Minister accused Russian fighter jets, armed with air to surface missiles, for flying too close to Dutch navy frigates in the Black Sea. Source: Reuters
  3. The EU will force the UK to comply with the conditions as both sides were set to avoid the sausage war with a temporary delay of chilled meats ban from the UK to Northern Ireland. Source: The Independent
REGIONS
  1. Russia and China vowed to strengthen their quasi-alliance and promote a more just and democratic international order to counter the U.S. and its ideologically driven offensive. Source: SCMP
  2. South Korea conducted a drill to prepare for drone attacks as growing numbers of unauthorised drones posed threats of a new type of terrorism against the city of Seoul. Source: Reuters
  3. Indonesia’s coronavirus situation is close to catastrophe as the Delta variant dominated transmission and put the country in the worst epidemic ever, said the delegation of IFRC. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia showed a strong commitment to promote the ASEAN-Russia dialogue in an effort to foster cooperation in investment, trade, sustainable development and beyond. Source: AKP
  2. The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce will establish its representative office in Japan, aiming to facilitate investment and businesses  and attract Japanese investors. Source: Khmer Times
  3. MISTI and the UNESCO office in Cambodia have jointly launched the GO-SPIN study to steer the science, technology and innovation sector in the Kingdom. Source: Khmer Times