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The Raiting of US President Joe Biden continues to Fall

US President Joe Biden's public approval rating has fallen to 39% this month, approaching its lowest level since he took office, Reuters reported.

The results of the April 14-16 Reuters/Ipsos poll showed a modest drop from last month, when 42 percent of respondents said they approved of Biden's performance as president.

Turkey still blocking defense plans for Poland, Baltics, say NATO allies

Turkey continues to block NATO defense plans for Poland and Baltic states despite a deal in London last year between Turkey's president and allied leaders, three allied diplomats and a French defense official said on Wednesday.

Diplomats said while Ankara has approved the plan, known as Eagle Defender, it has not allowed NATO military chiefs to put it into action.

Greece does not need to tap ESM credit line, says FinMin

Greece has no need to tap the eurozone's pandemic credit line at present, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Friday.

"Based on current data, Greece does not need to resort to the ESM's (European Stability Mechanism) credit lines since the government has made and continues to make prudent use of the country's own resources," he told an Economist conference.