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Romania updates list of countries in COVID-19 red, yellow, green areas

Romania's National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Friday its list of countries or areas with high COVID-19 epidemiological risk. "The classification of the countries/areas by the cumulative rate of COVID-19 cases in order to sort the persons arriving in Romania accordingly and subject them to quarantine is hereby approved," reads CNSU Decision 39.

Diplomats’ spouses held art exhibit in capital Ankara

An exhibit of embroidered works made by the wives of foreign diplomats serving in Turkey opened on June 10 in the capital Ankara.

The ambassadors' wives and many guests attended the exhibit's opening organized by the Embroidery Club in Atakule tower, a famed Ankara landmark offering stunning views of the city.

Turkey, US agree joint efforts needed for regional peace

Top Turkish and U.S. officials on May 29 discussed bilateral relations and regional issues in Istanbul.

In a meeting held at the Dolmabahçe Office, Turkey's presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit on June 14.

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Foreign Minister Takes Part in Informal Meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs

During a discussion on unresolved conflicts in the Eastern Partnership at an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers (a.k.a. Gymnich meeting) held in Lisbon, Bulgarian caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Svetlan Stoev said, quoted by his Ministry, that stability and security in the area of the Eastern Partnership are priorities for the Bulgarian government.

Polish leader visits Istanbul monument of envoy who saved Jews from Holocaust

Polish President Andrzej Sebastian Duda has inaugurated a monument erected in the Latin Catholic Cemetery in Istanbul's Şişli district in honor of Wojciech Rychlewicz, a Polish diplomat who served as the mission chief in his country's consulate-general to Istanbul during World War II.