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Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 00:00 GMT

KUWAIT - The United Nations mission in Kuwait has denied any connection with an alleged UN entity, called the global fund for development and planning, which had recently issued a statement bearing the UN emblem interfering in the Kuwaiti internal affairs.

KUWAIT - With the visit of South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon to the country next week, strong bilateral relations are anticipated to reach even higher levels.

KUWAIT - Two Kuwaiti analysts anticipated that Kuwaiti crude oil prices would be in the vicinity of USD 65-75 per barrel till the end of this year, as global Brent prices would range between USD 70 and 80 pb.

KUWAIT - Kuwait's Permanent Representative at the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi stressed the importance of securing safe, perpetual, and obstacle-free delivery of humanitarian aid to all Syrian areas.

WASHINGTON - The Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) has admitted the "unintentional" killing of 34 civilians by coalition airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

ADEN - The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 517 fatalities from cholera and as many as 249,551 infection cases in Yemen since the beginning of 2019.

WASHINGTON - US former Vice President Joe Biden announced via a youtube video his run for president in 2020, making it his third White House bid.

PARIS - The French Foreign Ministry expressed support for the Libyan National Accord Government led by Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj, noting it is the only executive recognised on an international level. (end) ibi