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Erdogan: As 2 NATO countries, Turkey, US should be in a completely different position

As two NATO countries, Turkey and the US should be in a completely different position, the Turkish President said on Friday. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul after Friday prayers, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said “the US is currently supporting terrorist organizations, beyond any expectations”, adding that “instead of fighting terrorist groups, the US provides them with…

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Cyprus: Anastasiades and Lavrov met

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades held a meeting today with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov at the UN Headquarters in New York. In a statement after the meeting, the President said that “it was a very interesting meeting with Mr. Lavrov, during which I had…

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The Croatian president stressed the need for healthier, more sustainable and fairer food systems

Croatian President Zoran Milanovic backed at the UN on Friday the creation of healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems and progress on all sustainable development goals, with an emphasis on food security as the most important global goal. He was speaking at a virtual summit on food systems held as part of the 76th…

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Osmani, Komšić and Đukanović expressed their concern for the region

In a joint press statement, the Presidents of Kosovo, Montenegro and the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina expressed their concern about recent developments in the region. According to a press release from the Presidency of Kosovo, President Vjosa Osmani met on Thursday with the President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović, and the member of the Presidency…

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Greece: The Greek Prime Minister met with the UN Secretary General

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday at the Organization’s headquarters in New York. During the meeting, the Cyprus problem, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the initiatives taken by Greece to move towards a green economy, which are in line with the UN goals for environmental protection…

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Cyprus: Anastasiades addresses UN General Assembly on Friday

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, who is in New York, will address the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations tomorrow, 24 September. President Anastasiades’ speech at the United Nations is expected to begin at 4 pm Cypriot time. Afterwards, the President will hold a meeting at the United Nations Headquarters…

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Zaev announces deletion of Bulgarian word from description of “fascist occupier”

The roadmap, the short and full name of the country, the non-interference in the internal affairs and the negotiating framework, which is the work of the EU with Bulgaria, are the concrete steps we are working on and I believe we will work until the end. of the year, said today Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.…

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The EU proposes meeting between Vucic and Kurti in Brussels, according to Tanjug

EU Foreign Minister Josep Borel and EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak are in telephone contact with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti, with the aim of immediately easing tensions in northern Kosovo and Metohija and a possible meeting between Vucic and Kurti in Brussels, according to EU…

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OP / ED: What does the end of the “Merkel era” mean for the Balkans?

By Renato Lekka * The German elections are of particular importance for the course of Europe, as Germany has been and remains the dominant economic power in the European Union. Elections in Germany are becoming even more important, as they have as a key element the departure of Angela Merkel, after fifteen years in the…

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Blinken: Turkey is an important NATO ally

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in New York City on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss various areas of US-Turkey cooperation. Turkey is an important NATO ally, and discussions included joint efforts on Afghanistan and regional issues of concern. Before the start of the…

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Borrell hosts an informal dinner for Western Balkan leaders in New York

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / European Commission Vice President Josep Borrell hosted an informal dinner with Western Balkan leaders in New York on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). This was the second such meeting organized by the High Representative, following the informal dinner in Brussels…

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The EU General Affairs Council discussed important issues

Slovenian Secretary of State Gašper Dovžan attended the first regular session of the European Union General Affairs Council (GAC) as chair, the Slovenian government announced. He outlined priorities for the work of the EU Council for the period up to the end of 2021. The Slovenian Presidency is committed to improving the Union ‘s preparedness…

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Cyprus: Anastasiades met with UN Secretary General

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades met yesterday, September 21, in the afternoon, with the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio GuterresAntonio in the Office of the Secretary General in New York. The meeting was also attended by Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Government Spokesman Marios Pelicanos, Permanent Representative of the Republic to the United…

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Cyprus: important regional partnerships agreed

Important regional meetings involving the United States and France are reserved for next November. The quadripartite meetings were finalized during contacts held by Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides on the outskirts of the United Nations General Assembly. According to our information, the November meetings that have been scheduled are: – Cyprus, Israel, United Arab Emirates and…

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Rama: There are more things in the world that unite us than divide us

The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, gives a message for the World Day of Peace, saying that “this day reminds us that there are more things that unite us than those that can divide us”. Rama writes on “Facebook” that Albania has contributed and will contribute to peacekeeping missions around the world, increasing cooperation,…

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Minister Slovene Logar at the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in New York

On the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 20, 2021, Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar attended an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers. He also held a series of bilateral meetings, his cabinet announced. At the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers, the ministers discussed…

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The President of Cyprus will meet today with the UN Secretary General

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, who is in New York to address the 76th UN General Assembly, will meet today with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The meeting between President Anastasiades and the UN Secretary General will take place at 6 pm (New York time), in the Office of the Secretary…

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Erdogan: “Turkey and US are two strong strategic partners and 70-year-old allies”

Addressing the Investment Conference in Turkey, President Erdogan said: “Turkey and the United States are two strong strategic partners and 70-year-old allies. This cooperation of ours, based on unique and solid foundations, has contributed to peace, stability and security in many parts of the world for years. Critical developments in the recent period have once…