MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 09, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 09, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [September 09, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. A Russian diplomat said NATO’s plan to offer the money and resources for Central Asian countries to host Afghan refugees is an act of catastrophe. Source: TASS
  2. President Biden planned to call for a meeting at the UN General Assembly to discuss the global vaccine supply, as wealthy nations face pressure to help the developing countries. Source: Bloomberg
  3. The ECOWAS has suspended Guinea’s membership in the economic bloc and called for constitutional order after the special forces seized power and deposed President Conde. Source: Deutsche Welle
WORLD
  1. The UN Secretary General pledged to learn from previous peacekeeping missions and constantly enhance the transition process in a country to create stronger security systems. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. The Turkish President and Italian PM held a comprehensive phone talk to discuss the situation in Libya and ways to tackle the Afghan crisis ahead of a G20 summit. Source: Reuters
  3. Iran signaled defiant response to the criticism of the UN nuclear watchdog, stressing that no one can tell Iran to stop its nuclear activities if the U.S. sanction remains in place. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Japan’s outgoing PM will pay his visit to Washington for a quad meeting with the U.S., Australia, and India, and will also have a side-line bilateral meeting with Biden. Source: Reuters
  2. Duterte accepted the nomination to run Vice-President for 2022, as the constitution restricted him from serving a second term, a cynical move to maintain his political power. Source: CNA
  3. North Korea held a night time military parade to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the national founding which involved a smaller scale of forces and equipment. Source: Yonhap News Agency
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and Russia vowed to boost military cooperation in all sectors, such as human resource development, mutual learning visits of armed and marine forces, and beyond. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Cambodia and Singapore re-emphasized to strengthen their bilateral trade and investment cooperation as Singapore showed full support of Cambodia’s ASEAN chairmanship in 2022. Source: AKP
  3. The Cambodian government has established the National Economic and Digital Society Council aiming to build a foundation of digital society in a bid to drive new economic growth. Source: The Phnom Penh Post