Sunday, April 18, 2021

Serbia, Iran determined to expand trade, industrial ties

April 18, 2021. Greece.


Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selaković and the head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) Hamid Zadboom have called for expansion of cooperation in industry, mine, joint venture investment and trade.

Egypt: 97 injured as train derails in Banha en route to Mansoura

April 18, 2021. Greece.


Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population has announced that 97 passengers were injured as a result of a train derailment in Banha.

Greece to Hold Ramadan Iftar for Libyan Foreign Minister & EU Counterparts

April 18, 2021. Greece.

On Saturday, Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, announced that his country will hold a Ramadan Iftar banquet for the Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Government of National Unity, Najla Al-Mangoush, in the attendance of many Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU).

Friday, April 16, 2021

Paphos summit: Israel will do ‘whatever it takes’ to stop Iran on nuclear front

Israeli, Emirati, Greek and Cypriot foreign ministry diplomats held meetings in Cyprus for two days starting from Friday. (Supplied/Greek MOFA

April 16, 2021. Greece.


Ministers discuss economic and security issues, the coronavirus pandemic, and possible travel corridors

 Israel will do “whatever it takes” to ensure that Iran does not acquire nuclear weapons, foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi said on Friday.

Greece's Mytilineos signs 21.2 mln euro deal for substations construction, extension in Albania

April 16, 2021. Greece  


Greek industrial group Mytilineos said on Friday it has signed a 21.2 million euro ($25.4 million) contract with Albania's state-owned power transmission system operator OST for the construction and extension of substations in the country.

Turkey’s Tightrope Between Russia and the United States

April  16, 2021. Greece.

 Turkey has been sitting on two chairs, doing geopolitical business with Russia and calling on the United States on a case-by-case basis when interests happen to converge. Now the United States is giving Turkey a taste of its own medicine, and applying its own version of transactionalism.

Libya: Menfi says Presidential Council can't sign international agreements


April 16, 2021. Greece.


The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, said Wednesday that the council cannot sign international agreements as per Libyan Political Dialogue Forum roadmap, refuting rumors about preparations to sign a maritime agreement with Greece.

Serbia determined to expand ties with Iran

April 16, 2021. Greece


 Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said on Thursday in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Belgrade that his country was determined to expand and improve ties with Tehran, in economic areas in particular. 

Turkey: The question that puts Erdoğan on edge: Where’s the $128 billion?

April 16, 2021. Greece.


The sale of $128 billion in central bank reserves during Berat Albayrak’s time as minister of treasury and finance has become a major topic of controversy in Turkey. 

Albania’s Prime Minister suggests a grand coalition with the main opposition party


April 16, 2021. Greece.


Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama implied that his party is open for a grand coalition with the main opposition party, Democratic Party (PD), but its leader refused the offer.