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Erdoğan says he is ‘likely’ to meet Biden in Glasgow with F-35 top on agenda

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he would meet his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, on the margins of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.

"The agenda for Rome and Glasgow appears to have changed. We are likely to meet in Glasgow instead of Rome," Erdoğan on Oct. 26 told journalists on board his return flight from a trip to Azerbaijan.

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

Italian President Sergio Mattarella (R) welcomes his Croatian counterpart Zoran Milanovic (L) at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy, on October 22, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Quirinal Press Office/Paolo Giandotti .

A farmer on a tractor cultivates a field for autumn sowing near the Bulgarian town of Razgrad on October 21, 202​1. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vassil Donev.

Pahor and Mattarella to visit twin border cities next week

Ljubljana – The presidents of Slovenia and Italy, Borut Pahor and Sergio Mattarella, will visit Nova Gorica and Gorizia, the cities on each side of the Slovenian-Italian border, next Thursday to hail their title as the 2025 European Capital of Culture. On the occasion Pahor will decorate Mattarella with Slovenia’s top state honour.

Fierce clashes: Protesters almost reached the prime minister PHOTO / VIDEO

The reason for the protest is a government decree requiring vaccination or a fresh negative PCR test for work at the office from next week.
The vaccination certificate in Italy, known as the "green pass", will be valid from October 15 for state and private companies, reminds the AP.

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