The World Health Organization reported 307,930 new cases worldwide on Sunday, the highest daily figure since the beginning of the pandemic in China late past year, as global cases rapidly approach 29 million. It can be seen that these cases have increased by around 84 percent compared to July. Cases in Europe have risen sharply in recent weeks, especially in Spain and France.
Mr Trump did not name the additional countries, but hinted during a meeting with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan that Saudi Arabia may be on board. "But with resolve, determination [and] a fresh look at the way peace is done, this is being achieved", Netanyahu said, praising the Trump administration for their assistance in brokering the deals.
Japan's newly elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga poses for a portrait at his office following a press conference at the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) headquarters in Tokyo on 14 September 2020. Kono is reportedly set to become minister in charge of administrative reform, a portfolio Suga considers particularly important. Senior figures including Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Finance Minister Taro Aso are expected to stay on in their jobs.
Speaking to reporters before the ceremony, Mr Trump said "we'll have at least five or six countries coming along very quickly". UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan said the agreements marked "a change in the heart of the Middle East".
It is also an attempt to eradicate a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine proposed by the worldwide community, Ömer Çelik, spokesman for the AKP said on Twitter. "It would be very good for Saudi business, it would very good for Saudi's defence, and, quite frankly, I think it would also help the Palestinian people", Kushner said.
The strike on Soleimani exacerbated already high tensions between the United States and Iran, which have been steadily escalating since Trump withdrew Washington from the 2015 nuclear accord. Last week, the Iranian navy said it drove off American aircraft that flew close to an area where military exercises were underway near the Strait of Hormuz, the news agency AFP reported.