Less than a week after Turkey did not even hint at its claims against Greece in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean at the Madrid NATO summit, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu lashed out once again at Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis over his request in an address to a US Joint Session of Congress in May that it not approve the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Ankara.
In a rare event done only once a decade, the Fener Greek Patriarchate has lit the caldrons to prepare some 350 to 400 kilos of the Holy Myron oil, which will be sent to all the Orthodox churches worldwide to be used in baptism.
The cauldrons were lit for three days after Easter on April 17, with the clergymen mixing some 57 different ingredients.
Two Saudi officials told The Associated Press the Saudi energy minister informed the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, of the kingdom's commitment to the group's current roadmap of cautious monthly increases. They spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to brief journalists.