Israel, Egypt FMs agree to boost bilateral ties

By Trend Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry talked over the phone on Sunday and agreed to strengthen bilateral ties, Lapid's office said in a statement, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The two ministers agreed to boost the good relations between the two countries and advance the ties forward," the…

Georgia sees decline in revenues from beer exports

By Trend Georgia earned $1.7 million on beer exports from January through July 2021, Trend reports with reference to the National Statistical Office of Georgia (Geostat). According to the data, compared to the same period in 2020, beer export revenue decreased by 45 percent. TOP - 3 export destinations this year are as…

Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens

By Trend Some 51,300 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan on Sept. 19, Trend reports referring to the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers. The first dose of the vaccine was injected to 13,474 citizens, and the second one to 37,826 citizens. Totally, up until now, 7,976,549 citizens have been vaccinated,…

Coronavirus cases in Russia rise by 20,174

By Trend The number of coronavirus cases in Russia increased by 20,174 over the day to 7,274,928, the federal operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus said on Sunday, Trend reports citing TASS. In relative terms, the growth in the number of cases was 0.28%. The number of so-called active cases - patients undergoing…

Iran reveals COVID-19 data for September 19

By Trend As many as 15,975 people have been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours in Iran, said the statement of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran, Trend reports. In addition, 391 people have died from the coronavirus over the past day. At the same time,…

Carmakers dominate Turkey’s top exporters list

By Trend Accounting for half of the top 10 companies, automotive firms have dominated Turkey's list of largest exporters, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced, Trend reports citing Hurriyet Daily News. Ford was named Turkey’s largest exporter in 2020, followed by Toyota Engine Manufacturing Turkey and Oyak Renault. Making it to the top 10…

Georgia reports 1,501 coronavirus cases

By Trend Georgia reported 1,501 coronavirus cases, 1,954 recoveries, and 43 deaths on September 19, the official figures show, Trend reports citing 1TV. 22,920 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours throughout the country. Among them, 12,141 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 10,779 were PCR tests. The daily test-positivity rate…

COVID-19 death toll surpasses 7,500 in Israel

By Trend The death toll from the coronavirus in Israel rose by 42 to 7,507 on Saturday, the state's Ministry of Health said, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The ministry also reported 4,863 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 1,219,374. The number of patients in serious condition increased from…