Kazakh President addresses High-Level Global Roundtable on Extractive Industries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered a video address at the High-Level Global Roundtable on Extractive Industries. The virtual forum, initiated by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, was attended by heads of state and government, heads of international organizations, representatives of business and expert communities, the Akorda press service reports.
Russia to resume flights to Malta, Mexico, and three more countries MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia is officially resuming air service with Mexico, Iceland, Malta, Portugal, and Saudi Arabia starting Tuesday after flights were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic last spring, according to a respective decision taken in the middle of May by the response center on prevention of delivery and spread of the novel coronavirus infection on Russian territory.
Russia delivers to India another batch of medical supplies to combat COVID-19 NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - An Il-76 plane of the Russian Emergencies Ministry carrying medical supplies for India to help it combat COVID-19 has landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport near New Delhi, a TASS correspondent reported, TASS reports.
Japan eyes extension of COVID-19 state of emergency TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Health minister Norihisa Tamura said Tuesday the government will consider extending the COVID-19 state of emergency covering Tokyo, Osaka and seven other prefectures beyond the current end date set for early next week, Kyodo reports.
S. Korea: New cases under 600 for 3rd day; infections rising outside greater Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 600 for the third straight day Tuesday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but health authorities are concerned over rising infections outside the greater Seoul area, Yonhap reports.