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  • Monday September 7th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 07, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 07, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [SEPTEMBER 07, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Germany warned Russia that the possibility of targeted economic sanction, including the Nord Stream 2 pipeline projects will depend on their response in Navalyn’s situation. Source: France 24
  2. Boris called on the EU to rethink their current positions otherwise the UK would go ahead with no-deal Brexit that will see tariffs and economic barriers between the UK and EU. Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
  3. Saudi Arabia cut its pricing for oil sales in October which left the price to below $40 a barrel, a sign that the world’s oil demand is affected by the global pandemic. Source: BNN Bloomberg
WORLD
  1. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz spoke to Trump, expressing his willingness to reach a fair, permanent and peaceful  initiation regarding the Palestine conflict. Source: Reuters
  2. Russia said NATO has been conducting reconnaissance activities on its borders near Baltic and Black Seas to imitate missile strikes on the country for over several weeks. Source: Sputnik
  3. Thousands of protesters in major cities of Belarus pressured their elected President Lukashenko to step down in a mass demonstration that lasted for almost a month.  Source: Al Jazeera 
REGIONS
  1. Hong Kong police arrested at least 300 protestors during their demonstration that was meant to oppose the postponement of legislative elections and new security law. Source: CNA
  2. Australia will receive the first batches of potential COVID-19 vaccines known as AZD1222 with 3.8 million doses in January, as the vaccine is under the last clinical trials. Source: The Straits Times
  3. South Korea prepared to hunker down for the Typhoon Haishen as it approached toward the city of Busan after it had passed through the southern part of Japan. Source: Reuters
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and the United States vowed to foster trade activities and promote investment between the two countries as they celebrated the 70 years of diplomatic relations. Source: The Phnom Penh Post
  2. The Australian government reassured that they will continue to provide necessary support to the Kingdom in the fight against the COVID-19 and democratice development. Source: Cambodianess 
  3. According to the CBAC Chairman Var Kimhong, the allegation of farmland lost to Vietnam during border demarcation was baseless, adding that no land was lost. Source: Khmer Times

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