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Rama: The solution of maritime demarcation can be resolved with the help of a third party or by the International Court of Justice

Speaking about the maritime demarcation agreement of 2009, during his participation in Athens at the Economist conference: “Western Balkans after 2020”, Rama said that “this was an agreement rejected by the Constitutional Court of Albania”. “I am convinced that we are on the right track. We had an intensive dialogue with the previous government on…

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Cyprus: We must be absolute in respecting the rights of all EU countries, said Charles Michel from Nicosia

European Council President Charles Michel, who is on an official visit to Cyprus, was received on Wednesday by the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades. The meeting took place ahead of the House’s key session on 24 September, which will focus on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and EU – Turkey relations. Speaking…

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Cyprus: The Council of Political Leaders met under President Anastasiades

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades chaired the third meeting of the Council of Leaders of political parties at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday evening. After the meeting, Government Spokesman Kyriakos Kousios told reporters that “all political leaders and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Labor were present at the meeting.…

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Turkey: Bozkir officially assumes presidency of 75th UN General Assembly

Turkish Ambassador Volkan Bozkir officially took over the presidency of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday for its 75th session. “I am proud of my country, my nation and my person. “I will work to introduce an effective and special Presidency,” Bozkir wrote on Twitter. Bozkir is the first Turk to chair the General…

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Cyprus: We are going through a period of intense diplomatic mobility, says the Deputy Spokesman

The Deputy Representative of the Republic of Cyprus, Panagiotis Sentonas, referred to contacts between Europeans and other officials. Asked to comment on the contacts of Europeans and other officials in Cyprus, Panagiotis Sentonas said that “tomorrow European Council President Charles Michel will be in Cyprus to visit our country in view of the special session…

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Cyprus: Statute of the EMGF Regional Organization to be digitally signed on 22 September

At a ceremony to be held online on September 22nd, the founding members of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF), including Cyprus, will digitally sign the regional organization’s statute, officially sealing its creation. The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus during its meeting today, approved the text of the statute and authorized the…

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Turkey: Pompeo, Cavusoglu had a telephone conversation

The Turkish Foreign Minister had a telephone conversation with his American counterpart on Monday, according to diplomatic sources. According to the same sources, Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed issues related to the “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” (TRNC) and the Eastern Mediterranean. The US official visited Cyprus last Saturday, where…

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Albania: Rama, Erdogan discuss bilateral relations, COVID-19 in Marmaris

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his summer residence in Marmaris. According to the Albanian Prime Minister, the discussion between the two men focused on the relations between the two countries and the challenges of the time, in order to strengthen the economy in terms of COVID-19 treatment.…

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Turkey: Oruc Reis returned for supplies and maintenance, Cavusoglu says

The Turkish Foreign Minister said on Monday that the country’s seismic ship operating in the Eastern Mediterranean had returned to its base to replenish supplies and undergo maintenance. Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a television interview with NTV that the return of the ship, Oruc Reis, did not mean a change in Turkey’s research policy in…

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Cyprus: The government is not satisfied with Pompeo’s visit to Nicosia

The Republic of Cyprus has been at the center of developments in the Eastern Mediterranean in recent days after receiving Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday. For their own reasons, Russia and the US are focusing their interest on Cyprus. This can have double reading.…

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Greece: Mitsotakis presents his government’s plan from Thessaloniki

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis from the podium of the Helexpo Forum, which replaced the Thessaloniki International Fair for 2020, answered all the critical questions asked during a press conference that lasted about three hours. Greek-Turkish relations, especially after the departure of Oruc Reis from the Greek EEZ, the government’s economic program with measures to…

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Greece: Mitsotakis’s letter to the UN

Letter dated 4 September 2020 from the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council. I have the honor to attach here a letter dated 3 September 2020, addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations by the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis (see annex). I…

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Turkey: Erdogan, Sanchez spoke on the phone

The Turkish president and the Spanish prime minister had a telephone conversation on Friday, according to the Turkish Communications Directorate. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez discussed regional developments as well as ways to improve bilateral relations between the two countries. The telephone conversation between the two men came just…

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Albania: The Unique Basketball League Albania-Kosovo is a reality

Deputy Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Gent Cakaj said today that “the creation of the Unique Basketball League between Albania and Kosovo is excellent news”. “This championship will allow not only much better quality of games, but also much more space for the development of new basketball talents,” said Cakaj. He stressed that “the…

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Dodik met with Vucic in Belgrade

Serb member of the BiH Presidency Milorad Dodik said that at today’s meeting in Belgrade he briefed Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on the Democratic Action Party’s plan to abolish Republika Srpska (RS) and remove Serbia as guarantor of the Dayton Accords. and that he expected Serbia to protect RS from war threats from Sarajevo. After…

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Rama: SP is the only political party that has never played with national interests

“Our foreign policy is zero problems with our neighbors, but not hiding problems,” said Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on television, speaking on the issue of maritime demarcation with Greece. Edi Rama said that “I am for an agreement with everyone, not only with Greece”. “We are not talking to Greece, Greece is one of…

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Cyprus: Pompeo to visit Nicosia on Saturday, demands de-escalation and dialogue

Cyprus is at the center of efforts to ease tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Nicosia on Saturday following a visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last Tuesday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he would visit Cyprus to seek a peaceful solution to…

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Ajaccio declaration after the 7th Summit of the southern EU countries

1- We, the Heads of State and Government of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, met on 10 September in Ajaccio for the seventh summit of the southern countries of the European Union (Med7). 2- In the face of the unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic which has profoundly affected the populations…