Briefing of KUNA main news for Wednesday until 00:00 GMT

GENEVA Kuwait presents its file for boosting and safeguarding human rights at the domestic level to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

KUWAIT The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry highly appreciates US efforts to resolve the Palestinian issue and end the Arab-Israeli conflict.

CAIRO The Arab Parliament says the new US plan for peace in the Middle East contradicts UN Security Council resolutions on the rights of the Palestinian people.

NEW YORK Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is to inform the UN Security Council of his rejection of the new US proposal for peace in the Middle East.

WASHINGTON US President Donald J. Trump signs into law a landmark trade agreement with Mexico and Canada (USMCA), replacing NAFTA.

BRUSSELS The European Parliament approves the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union by 621 votes against 49.

IRBIL At least two Iraqi soldiers are killed in an armed assault in the southern part of Kirkuk.

ISLAMABAD Taliban gunmen launch an attack in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz killing 13 security personnel.

Source: Kuwait News Agency