Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, Azerbaijan Railways and Georgian Railway will sign an agreement on key principles of the establishment and functioning of a joint venture to develop the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, also known as the Middle Corridor.
This was announced by the Kazakh government's press service on Thursday (22 June) after a meeting between their prime ministers, Alikhan Smailov and Ali Asadov, in Baku.
"Even if the government is indeed being sincere in their desire to protect the rights of unborn children by restricting access to contraception, by their own admission low birth rates in Italy persist," writes Arianna Belluardo in this op-ed for commonspace.eu. "Meanwhile, evidence thus far shows that improving access to contraception would not depress birth rates, but contrarily, reduce the rate of practised abortions, which remain in some cases physically and emotionally draining for women.
The British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced $3bn of funding over the next three years for Ukraine's reconstruction on Tuesday (20 June).
The announcement came one day before the International Ukraine Recovery Conference 2023 taking place in London on Wednesday and Thursday (21-22 June). The total cost of Ukraine's post-war reconstruction is understood to be approximately $411bn, although this figure will increase as Russia's invasion and occupation continues.
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