World Daily News In Brief – Monday 18/07/2022

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. REUTERS (UK)

Ukraine president sacks security chief, cites hundreds of treason cases

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy sacked the head of the country’s domestic security service and state prosecutor, citing hundreds of cases of alleged treason and collaboration with Russia, as Moscow appeared set to step up military operations.

Biden fails to secure major security, oil commitments at Arab summit

President Joe Biden told Arab leaders on Saturday that the United States would remain an active partner in the Middle East, but he failed to secure commitments to a regional security axis that would include Israel or an immediate oil output rise.

. EURACTIV (BELGIUM)

Estonia’s prime minister resigns in push for new government

Prime Minister Kaja Kallas officially informed the government of her decision to resign as she wants to form a new government coalition.

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)

Emergency in Sri Lanka ahead of parliament vote for new president

Ranil Wickremesinghe cites the need to uphold public order and security amid widespread social unrest over a deepening economic crisis.

. BAHA (AUSTRIA)

Erdogan to hold talks with Putin in Iran

The administration of Turkish President Recep Erdogan said on Sunday that their president intends to hold separate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during his next visit to Iran on July 18-19, confirming previous Kremlin’s announcement on their meeting.