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Briefing Of KUNA Main News For Wednesday Until 00:00 GMT

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))

KUWAIT - Governor and Board Chairman of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Basel Al-Haroon said that the CBK's Board of Directors decided to raise the discount rate by 0.50 percent from 3.5 percent to 4.0 percent effective as of tomorrow (January 26).

MADRID - Kuwait Ambassador to Spain Khalifa Al-Kharafi said that the foreign policy of his country always aims to build bridges of understanding, and promote peace and stability in its region and beyond.

GENEVA - World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Ghebreyesus lauded Kuwait's healthcare system, saying it has enjoyed great success in fighting non-communicable diseases through effective treatment and preventive measures.

KUWAIT - Kuwait will host on Friday the second and third rounds of both the 2023 Formula Regional Middle East Championship and the UAE Formula 4 Championship for the first time in the country, organisers said.

KUWAIT - Ambassador of Malawi to Kuwait Younis Abdulkareem commended Kuwait Red Crescent Society for all the efforts and aid it provides to countries in need.

MADRID - One person was killed and at least four others were wounded in a series of stabbing attacks on two churches in southern Spain.

RAMALLAH - A young Palestinian succumbed to his wounds in an Israeli shooting at Shufat refugee camp, northeast of Jerusalem City, according to local reports.

WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden announced plans to send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.

BERLIN - The German Government officially announced providing Ukraine with 14 (Leopard 2) battle tanks, Berlin government spokesperson Steffen Hebestreit said. (end) ibi


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