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  • Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 23, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 23, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 23, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. President Vladimir Putin announced the free offer of Sputnik-V vaccine, Russia’s new coronavirus vaccine, to the United Nations in his speech during the UN’s 75th anniversary. Source: New Zealand Herald
  2. China responded to Trump’s accusation of COVID-19 origin at the UNGA’s assembly, assuring that China has no desire for “either a cold war or hot war with any country”. Source: CNA
  3. The U.S. Department of Defense, under Trump’s vow to settle America’s endless war, is planning to reduce the U.S.’s military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Palestine has stepped down from the chairmanship in the Arab League by citing a peace deal signed by UAE, Bahrain and Israel as a betrayal over the territorial dispute case. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. Venezuelan President Maduro denounced the U.S. for giving the CIA the approval to carry out what Maduro called covert and terrorist operations in Venezuela. Source: Sputnik
  3. The U.S. House passed a bill that will infuse $8 billion to keep the government running through the first-half of December as the 2020 fiscal year will end on September 30. Source: The Washington Post
REGIONS
  1. ROK at the UNGA, called for regional cooperation on public health initiatives to tackle with COVID-19, by including DPRK, Japan, China, and Mongolia. Source: The Straits Times
  2. China and India have reached a mutual agreement to end the mobilization of troops at the conflicted border, in a bid to prevent further tension between the two states. Source: Al Jazeera
  3. President of China Xi Jinping announced China’s ambition to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, signaling its commitment to change the climate change course.  Source: China.org.cn
CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen on the 75th anniversary of the UN criticized the developed countries for imposing politically motivated sanctions on developing countries, including Cambodia. Source: Cambodianess
  2. The Health Ministry is concerned that there might not be enough doses to distribute to the whole population when COVID-19 vaccine is officially approved by WHO. Source: Khmer Times
  3. The MOWRAM alerted the people of the upcoming storms between Sep. 24 and 27, urging locals in coastal areas and along Dangrek mountain range to be prepared. Source: Khmer Times

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