IMF MISSION TO GAUGE UKRAINE’S REFORM PROGRESS
An on-line mission of the International Monetary Fund will assess Ukraine’s progress on reforms which are essential for unlocking the following tranche of pandemic-related financial stimulus.
The lender accredited a $5 billion mortgage program for the jap European nation final yr and paid it $2.1 billion, however Ukraine’s judicial reforms have since stalled. Kiev argues it has already met all circumstances for the second tranche and expects to obtain an additional $750 million by the tip of the yr.
VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT TO TRAVEL TO CUBA AHEAD OF UNGA
Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will arrive in Cuba for a three-day go to on Saturday on the invitation of the Caribbean island nation’s chief, Miguel Diaz-Canel.
From Cuba, he’ll journey to the United States for the opening of the UN General Assembly’s leader-level debate on Monday. The normal debate will probably be held in New York City from September 21-24.
DC BRACES FOR FAR-RIGHT ‘JUSTICE FOR J6’ RALLY
DC police are on alert for a possible rally by far-right activists who’re anticipated to demand justice for tons of of rioters charged in reference to the January 6 storming of the US Capitol.
The Department of Homeland Security reportedly expects round 700 individuals to point out up for the “Justice for J6” demonstration close to the seat of the US Congress. Members of the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are more likely to attend.