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MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 28, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 28, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Mike Pompeo warned the Iraqi government that the U.S. is preparing to shut down the embassy in Baghdad unless Shiite militia halts rocket attack on the U.S. troops. Source: The Wall Street Journal
  2. French President Emmanuel Macron accused Lebanon’s leaders of serving their own interests instead of their country and questioned the role of Hezbollah in Lebanon. Source: Reuters
  3. The U.S. Judge Carl J. Nichols has announced the temporary suspension of the attempt to ban Tik Tok as ByteDance group decided to sell Tik Tok to the U.S. enterprise. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Armenia and Azerbaijan have engaged in an intense territorial dispute at Nagorno- Karabakh, where at least 23 people were reportedly killed during the confrontation. Source: BBC
  2. The UN chief expressed his deep concern on the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, as he condemned the use of force and called for resumption of dialogue without preconditions. Source: Xinhua Net
  3. President Trump dismissed the New York Times report as fake news, after the report revealed that Trump has paid no federal tax in the last two decades. Source: RT
REGIONS
  1. China denied the mistreatment of Uyghurs as Xi asserted that the level of happiness of all ethnic groups are increasing; thus, the education camp shall be continued. Source: CNA
  2. DPRK accused ROK of crossing into the North border in search of a dead body of ROK official who was reportedly shot and burned by DPRK soldiers on anti-coronavirus rules. Source: Fox News
  3. PM Yoshihide Suga told during the UNGA meeting that his government is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the game was postponed by COVID-19. Source: Al Jazeera
CAMBODIA
  1. The PM has criticized the EU’s EBA partial withdrawal as injustice and it has reminded him of a time when the majority of UN members supported Khmer Rouge figures. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Samdech Heng Samrin has called for nation’s culture of sharing, non-discrimination, national unity and solidarity as he viewed these are the integral parts in responding to COVID-19. Source: AKP
  3. The MOH has confirmed a new COVID-19 positive case of a 70-year-old Hungarian man, who had escaped the quarantine center on Saturday but was apprehended later. Source: Khmer Times

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