MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 06, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 06, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 06, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Guinean special forces staged a coup d’etat which dissolved the constitution and detained the president, as the military strives to replace governors and impose a nationwide curfew. Source: The New York Times
  2. The U.S. Secretary of State is seeking to form a united front with U.S. allies this week on how to tackle the Taliban and ensure support to evacuate Americans and at-risk Afghans. Source: U.S. News & World Report
  3. The UN delegation assured continuation of cooperation and provision of needed assistance to the Afghan people as the Taliban pledged safety for humanitarian staff. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Israel’s President and Jordan’s King held secret talks in Amman to discuss deep strategic issues amid rosier diplomatic ties between the two countries. Source: The Straits Times
  2. Iran’s President stated that Iran is ready to resume talks with global superpowers to revive the 2015 nuclear deal if sanctions on the Iranian people are lifted. Source: France 24
  3. The Afghan opposition leader in Panjshir valley sought negotiation with Taliban to put fighting to an immediate end on condition that Taliban also stops their offensive operation. Source: Times of Israel
REGIONS
  1. Taiwan scrambled jets against Chinese military activity as 19 aircrafts including nuclear capable bombers which had flown into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone. Source: CNA
  2. Japanese voters show strong support for their minister in charge of vaccines to become the next PM as candidates prepare to contest the leadership of the ruling party. Source: Reuters
  3. Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers staged a huge rally against new agriculture laws which they believe could hurt their profits and prioritize large corporations. Source: Deutsche Welle
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and India have vowed to continue fostering their ties and cooperation, especially in economic and trade sectors in an effort to increase trade and investment volume. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Cambodia called for further strengthening of international dialogue and cooperation among relevant stakeholders to address energy, climate and environmental issues. Source: AKP
  3. The MoT has introduced a set of minimum standards operating procedures, aiming to support daily business activities and enable them to adapt to the post-COVID-19 world. Source: The Phnom Penh Post