May 24, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The leaders of Japan, the United States, Australia and India say they’ll work closer on economic development, climate change and security. The Quad summit touched on fears that fighting in Ukraine could spark unrest elsewhere with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio presenting a united front.
2.Colombia’s defense ministry on Monday announced it will dispatch a team of demining experts to train Ukrainian troops. Colombia, a NATO partner, reportedly made the decision at the request of US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. Eleven Colombian military engineers will be dispatched to a NATO member neighboring Ukraine.
3.Western countries and Russia traded accusations Monday at a UN Security Council meeting over information warfare and cyberattacks in relation to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The exchanges came during a session on the use of digital technologies to maintain peace.