Briefing of KUNA main news for Friday until 12:00 GMT

BRUSSELS, The Dutch Government confirms Netherlands’ participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai and decides to invest a total of 19.4 million euro (USD 23.2 million) in the exhibition.

IRBIL — Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission calls on international missions and UN agencies and NGOs in the country Kurdish region to partake in supervising the nationwide elections due on May 12.

RAMALLAH — The Palestinian National Council (PNC) instructs the Executive Committee of Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to suspend recognition of Israel until it recognizes the State of Palestine with the 1969 borders and revokes annexation of East Jerusalem, PNC says in a press release.

ANKARA — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Al-Jaafari discuss ways of promoting and developing bilateral relations.

GENEVA — The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says that it is highly concerned about the fate of around 800 migrants and refugees held in a dangerously overcrowded detention centre in the port city of Zuwara, around 100 kilometers west of the Libyan capital Tripoli.

Source: Kuwait News Agency