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KUNA main news for Friday, July 12, 2019


VIENNA -- A Kuwaiti official affirmed on Friday his country's keenness on boosting cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in various spheres such as harnessing the nuclear power for peaceful applications and tasks. (Issued at 14:55 local time or 11:55 GMT)


KUWAIT -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went up USD 2.02 to USD 67.71 per barrel Thursday after being at USD 65.69 pb the day before, said the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Friday. (Issued at 10:24 local time or 07:20 GMT)


ISLAMABAD -- At least six people were killed and around 14 others wounded after a suicide bomber targeted a wedding celebration in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, said officials on Friday. (Issued at 16:17 local time or 13:17 GMT)

ISTANBUL -- Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu confirmed that deployment of the S-400 Russian missile hardware is going as planned without any problem. (Issued at 16:13 local time or 13:13 GMT)

KHARTOUM -- The joint African-Ethiopian mediation announced on Friday that the Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) and Forces of the Freedom and Change have reached a full agreement on the specific political declaration for all phases of the transitional period. (Issued at 12:46 local time or 09::46 GMT)

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