Sun, 06 Dec 2020

KHARTOUM -- Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda said on Tuesday that she received assurances from the Sudanese government to achieve justice for the victims of Darfur conflict.

Bensouda made the remarks after meeting with Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan at the Presidential Palace in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, said the council in a statement. (Sudan-ICC Prosecutor-Visit)

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TEHRAN -- The end of the United Nations' arms restriction on Iran is the result of the Iranian commitment to the 2015 international nuclear agreement, Iranian government's spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday at a press briefing.

"Iran's policy of not leaving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has now showed its good effects," Rabiei was quoted as saying by official news agency IRNA. (Iran-UN-Arms Embargo)

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KUWAIT CITY -- China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) handed over on Tuesday the first batch of its housing infrastructure project to the Kuwaiti side, injecting new momentum into Kuwait's economy and livelihood.

In the past three years, CGGC has excavated and backfilled about 70 million cubic meters of soil and stone and laid 2,800 km of underground pipe network despite harsh construction conditions and complicated procedures, said He Baisen, general manager of CGGC's infrastructure networks at the AL Mutlaa Residential Project, at the handover ceremony. (Kuwait-China-Project)

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JERUSALEM -- The first official delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed in Israel on Tuesday and signed four bilateral agreements, according to a Youtube live broadcast by Israeli prime minister's office.

The delegation, headed by UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid Humaid Al-Tayer and Minister of Economy Abdulla Bin Touq Al-Marri, was welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an official ceremony at the Ben Gurion international airport outside Tel Aviv. (Israel-UAE-Agreements)

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