During his guest appearance on the morning program of TV Prva, Israeli Ambassador Yahel Vilan was asked why his country recognized the so-called Kosovo, he claimed that Israel did it because it was under pressure from America. Those two sentences immediately provoked reactions from the host who printed out the agreement and showed it live.
Russia has proposed arms control and security talks for President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden to meet.
The leadership in Moscow is still waiting for a response from Washington to such a summit, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday at a virtual UN conference on disarmament.
Geoffrey Pyatt is one of the longest serving US ambassadors to Athens - his fifth anniversary is on 19 May - and his tenure has coincided with some of the more difficult moments in recent history from the country's economic precariousness to Greek-Turkish tensions last summer that brought the two countries to the brink of a military clash at sea.
The European Parliament and EU member states have agreed a target to cut carbon emissions by "at least" 55 percent by 2030, the EU Commission said in a statement released early Wednesday.
The agreement comes after intense negotiations between parliament, who wanted at least 60 percent reduction, and leaders of the member states, who agreed 55 percent in November.
Climate activists rallied in New York's Union Square on Monday with a message for the Biden administration: Time is running out, but it is not too late.
Along with demands to end fossil fuel reliance, activist leaders unveiled an addition to the digital «climate clock» displayed on a building above the square since September.