12.08. The Conference of Northern European allies at the level of defense ministers was held in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. During the Conference, 1.5 billion euros were collected for military aid to Ukraine. Kyiv also handed over a list of necessary means of defense to its partners.
12.08. UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged an immediate cessation of all hostilities around the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and that the IAEA mission be granted immediate, safe and unimpeded access to the facility.
12.08. Türkiye is hosting the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. This latest edition, like previous others, is organised by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF). The Games, set to run from Aug 9 to 18, will see in action at least 4,000 athletes from 56 Muslim countries.
12.08. Iberdrola SA has launched Europe's largest solar power plant in western Spain as the country ramps up renewable energy production to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.