The G77-China Summit kicked off on Friday in the Cuban capital, Havana, under the slogan “Current Development Challenges: The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation,” with a call to change the foundations of the global economy.
The summit of the “77 and China” group, which includes developing and emerging countries representing 80 percent of the world’s population, began its work in the Cuban capital, with a call to change the foundations of the global economy.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres joined about 30 heads of state and government from Africa, Asia and Latin America participating in the two-day summit in Havana.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, whose country has held the rotating presidency of the group since January, said in his opening speech that “developing countries need support and assistance from more developed countries, to confront the obstacles they know from the decline of health and food services, and the brain drain, which is a drain on these countries.” “Waiting for international support.”
He added: “After a long time in which the North organized the world according to its interests, the South has now become free to change the rules of the game,” stressing that developing countries are the main victims of “the current multidimensional crisis that the world is witnessing… and the periodic disturbances in trade, international finance, and non-trade.” equal and unjust”, as well as global warming.
He also denounced the “international structure” that perpetuates “inequality” and is “hostile to progress” in the countries of the South.
In turn, António Guterres explained that “the efforts of all countries, with their representatives and leaders, continue to reach the goal set by the group to eradicate poverty and achieve solutions to all global problems.”
Guterres stressed: “Today we face several crises. Poverty and hunger are increasing in many countries, in addition to natural disasters and climate change, in addition to global frameworks and systems that have not reached the goals they set, specifically developing countries.”
The Group of 77 and China is considered the largest intergovernmental organization for developing countries in the United Nations. It was established on June 15, 1964 by 77 countries, and it has maintained its name even though it has expanded and currently includes 134 countries.
The group aims to defend the collective economic interests of those countries and enhance their negotiating capacity on major international economic issues within the United Nations.
Washington : The Pentagon has not yet decided to deliver long-range ATACMS missiles to Kiev
A Pentagon source confirmed that Washington has not yet decided on its decision to deliver ATACMS missiles to Ukraine before the United Nations General Assembly and Zelensky’s upcoming visit to the United States.
The source said: “A final decision has not yet been made about the delivery of ATACMS missiles.”
He added that Washington is in constant contact with Kiev regarding Ukraine’s needs.
Media reported that US authorities are studying the possibility of delivering long-range missiles to Kiev this fall.
Other sources indicated that Ukraine is pressuring the United States, hoping to obtain these missiles before the United Nations General Assembly convenes on September 19.
US President Joe Biden is expected to receive his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, at the White House on September 21.
Columbia : The special counsel asks to limit Trump’s ability to make comments on the Capitol storming case
The private investigator Jack Smith, charged with investigating former US President Donald Trump, asked the court to issue a decision limiting Trump’s ability to comment on the Capitol storming case.
“Defendant’s repeated inflammatory public statements toward the District Court for the District of Columbia, the judiciary, plaintiffs, and potential eyewitnesses are likely to prejudice jurors and may result in threats and harassment of persons to whom his statements relate,” court documents state.
Smith asked federal Judge Tanya Chutkan to impose “reasonable restrictions” on statements that would be about “people, statements, or the credibility of potential eyewitnesses,” as well as statements “about any side, eyewitness, plaintiff, court employee, or potential juror.” If these statements are “insulting, inflammatory or intimidating”.
Donald Trump is accused of “conspiring” to nullify the results of the presidential elections due to his supporters storming the Capitol building on January 6, 2021, when Congress was scheduled to approve the results of the presidential elections that Trump lost and refused to acknowledge his defeat in.
If convicted, Trump could face up to 20 years in prison.
California : The US Border Guard stands helpless in the face of the influx of migrants from the south
Fox News reported that the US Border Guard is releasing migrants into the streets of San Diego, California, due to its inability to stop their flow in light of their large numbers.
The channel said : “Border Patrol agents in San Diego release hundreds of illegal immigrants onto the city’s streets in an attempt to deal with the influx of migrants.”
The channel also published a video from this city showing border guards taking migrants out of the bus and telling them that they can “go anywhere.”
She reported that the same thing is also happening in Arizona, which is facing a record influx of migrants.
Record numbers of migrants arrived at the southern border of the United States during Joe Biden’s presidency, breaking records in 2021 and 2022 and reaching 2.3 million people.
US authorities said they are dealing with more than 1.2 million immigrants in fiscal year 2023.
While the number of illegal immigrants coming to the United States during Biden’s presidency exceeds 6 million people.