China's new ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, on Wednesday wished the United States victory against COVID-19 and said great potential awaited bilateral relations, striking an optimistic tone as he arrived at his new post amid deeply strained ties.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), has emphasised the important role of humanitarian workers and UN staff in reducing humanitarian burdens and assisting people in the context of prolonged conflict which seriously threatens the life of civilians.
At least 100 people have died in devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said Friday, as rescue operations and the search for hundreds still unaccounted for continued.
International scholars taking part in a July 9 webinar highlighted the significance of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling in the settlement of the East Sea issue.
A Taliban delegation in Moscow said on Friday that the group controlled over 85% of territory in Afghanistan and reassured Russia it would not allow the country to be used as a platform to attack others.
The Lao Government on July 4 continued to extend its lockdown order for an additional 15 days to prevent COVID-19 from spreading amid complicated developments of the pandemic in neighbouring countries and the penetration of Delta variant in the Southeast Asian country.