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  • Friday September 25th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 25, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 25, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Russia requested the OPCW to ask Germany to publicly release the information regarding the alleged poisoning of Russian politicians, which Berlin claimed is related to Moscow. Source: RT
  2. The UN Chief expressed the need for global governance in accordance with solidarity and multilateralism that is free and fair for a post-COVID-19 global environment.  Source: Xinhua Net 
  3. Trump signaled his intention to hold onto the power even if the results of the November’s elections are not in his favor, adding that he would take it to the Supreme Court. Source: BBC
WORLD
  1. The UN warned of the worst scenario at the UNSC meeting on coronavirus as the U.S., China and Russia displayed intimidating arguments towards each other. Source: CNA
  2. Trump has signed what he called a “historic executive order” that will cost up to 60 percent less than Obamacare, in response to Joe Biden’s political campaign.  Source: Sputnik
  3. France’s Prime Minister has declared the possibility of another quarantine as the country reported 16,000 new cases in the past 24 hours. Source: Sputnik
REGIONS
  1. The border stand-off between China and India is now shifted to a race of logistical supplies since the harsh weather condition is coming to the remote Himalayan region in October. Source: SCMP
  2. China responded fiercely during the UNSC meeting criticizing the U.S. inability to contain the pandemic after President Trump tried to hold China accountable for the pandemic. Source: CNA
  3. A South Korean official was shot dead and burned by North Korean troops near the border of the two Koreas, as it is believed to be a shoot-to-kill policy to prevent COVID-19.  Source: BBC
CAMBODIA
  1. PM Hun Sen sought help from Russia to provide COVID-19 vaccine to Cambodia with an eye to stop this deadly virus from spreading across the country. Source: Khmer Times 
  2. Governor of Kandal province informed that Vietnamese soldiers have re-constructed four of their tents, between Kandal and Vietnam’s An Giang borders, to solid structures. Source: Khmer Times 
  3. Cambodia and the U.S. discussed the ratification of the Cape Town Convention on international interest with assets, with focus on Cambodia’s economic benefits. Source: AKP

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