14.08. Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to fully normalize relations. Up to this point, none of the Gulf countries had diplomatic relations with Israel, although some of them established unofficial diplomatic channels.
14.08. The head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Tripartite Contact Group, Leonid Kravchuk, admits legislative permission for the wider use of the Russian language in Donbas, although he does not believe that this issue will resolve the conflict.
14.08. The Central Election Commission of Belarus announced the official results of the presidential elections. The current leader Alexander Lukashenko won over 80% of the vote.