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SUNS # 8917 Wednesday 29 May 2019

Trade : US shoring up alliance with EU, Japan in trade war with China (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The United States has shored up it s alliance with the European Union and Japan to intensify its trade war with China. This conflict is increasingly proving to be costly to the US farm and tech sectors, according to media reports.

United Nations : Adequate research uptake essential to meet 2030 Agenda (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Adequate research uptake in the United Nati ons system is essential in order to comprehend the dynamic trends in economic, social and environmental developments and to anticipate and prevent emerging challenges by channelling and supporting critical thinking in policy debate s.

UN : US threats to dismantle Palestinian refugee agency trigger protests (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
As it relentlessly pursues its strong ly pro-Israeli policy - along with its disdain for multilateralism - the Trump administration continued to display its hostility towards the United Nation s and its humanitarian agencies at a meeting of the UN Security Council focusing on t he recent escalation of violence in Gaza.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the Ascension holidays in Europe, the next issue SUNS #8918 will app ear on 3 June.

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