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EU includes Parthenon Marbles return demand in Brexit talks' draft document

The European Union has hardened its stance ahead of negotiations on a new deal with Britain, which left the bloc at the end of last month, demanding fair competition guarantees that would "stand the test of time", according to a document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Confirmed: Kubrat Pulev will Anthony Joshua on June 20 in London

The location and date of the World Boxing Title match between Kubrat Pulev and Anthony Joshua have already been determined. The epic fight will take place on June 20 (Saturday) at Tottenham Stadium in London. This is written in the draft of the contract, which was received just hours ago at Kubrat Pulev's headquarters.

The information was confirmed by Pulev's Ivaylo Gotsev.

Corporate governance workshop in Thessaloniki

The Athens Stock Exchange and the Federation of Industries of Greece (SBE) are organizing a workshop in Thessaloniki titled "Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development: Modern Trends and Optimum Practices," which will start at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday (16-18 Katouni).
The keynote speaker will be Stilpon Nestor, chief executive officer of London-based Nestor Advisors.

Turkey, UK eye post-Brexit trade boom with agreements

Turkey will be one of post-Brexit Britain's top destinations for a trade deal after the European Union and the U.S., but despite the strong bilateral desire to strike a trade pact, experts are cool on the prospects of it happening anytime soon.

The U.K. formally left the EU on Jan. 31, 2020 but will remain in a transition period with the EU and Turkey until Dec. 31 this year.

Ankara says stands by guarantorship system for Cyprus

Turkey on Feb. 11 dismissed claims that it had accepted ending the guarantorship system for Cyprus, under which Turkey stands as a guarantor for the island.

"News reports in the Greek Cypriot press alleging that Turkey has accepted ending the guarantorship system for Cyprus are not true," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said in a statement.

Repatriating Romania's gold reserve would cost 10-20 times more than storing it (BNR)

Repatriating Romania's gold reserve would cost 10-20 times more than the commission paid to the Bank of England for storing it there, said, on Tuesday, the Governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR), Mugur Isarescu, in a press conference. "We will respect the law, the vote of the Parliament.