Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - June 24, 2022
Daily briefing on the latest developments around the world
• A "control center" will be established for a grain corridor if Russian and Ukrainian sides reach an agreement in a meeting to be held in Istanbul soon, Türkiye’s foreign minister said Thursday.
• An Iranian court ordered the United States to pay $4.3 billion in compensation for the killing of some of the country’s nuclear scientists.
• Despite Türkiye's repeated calls on Sweden to cut its links with terror groups, Stockholm continues to abet PKK/YPG terrorists, as the country's state-run broadcaster recently posted an interview with a terrorist ringleader.
• Moscow will persistently continue its efforts on the restoration of the Iran nuclear deal, said Russia's foreign minister.
• A "peace plan on Ukraine" is possible if Kyiv meets all of Russia's conditions, the Kremlin said.
• Türkiye and Israel have begun efforts to restore their mutual diplomatic representation to the level of ambassadors, the Turkish foreign minister announced.
• The UK will offer £160 million for hydropower in Africa to help economies on the continent, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
• The British government on Thursday branded ongoing rail strikes in the country “unnecessary” and a “terrible idea.”
• UN Special Representative for Afghanistan Ramiz Alakbarov said that dialogue with the Taliban authorities is key in the conflict-hit nation as the situation regarding human rights and the economy remains precarious.
• European leaders granted candidate status to Ukraine, a historic move that paves the way for the war-ravaged country’s EU membership.
• The US is sending an additional $450 million in security assistance to Ukraine in what Washington said will help Kyiv defend its democracy in the face of Russia's war.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.