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A total of 556 incidents targeting religious sites were recorded in Greece in 2017, according to a report by the Education Ministry's department of religious affairs.
The incidents, mostly acts of vandalism, robberies, arson attacks and acts of sacrilege, occurred at 537 Christian, 11 Jewish and eight Muslim sites.
The partnership among Cyprus, Greece and Israel is not exclusive, and the three countries welcome cooperation with other like-minded parties to promote the goals of stability, security and prosperity, the Ambassador of Israel to Cyprus, Shmuel Revel, has told the Cyprus News Agency, in an interview ahead of the Cyprus, Greece and Israel Trilateral Summit that will take place on December 20, in
Turkey will transform from an end user to an intermediate user with the commissioning of the second line of the TurkStream natural gas project, while eliminating transit risks through Ukraine, Volkan Özdemir, head of the Ankara-based Institute for Energy Markets and Policies (EPPEN), said in an interview with Anadolu Agency, quoted by Hurriyet Daily News.
Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis will address an informative event by his ministry and the Technical Chamber of Greece on "The Built Environment and Electronic Systems: The Online Issue of Construction Licenses." Starts at 4 p.m. at the chamber's headquarters, 4 Nikis, Syntagma, Athens.
In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini's Sunday edition, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell has sent a clear message to Ankara not to obstruct drilling for hydrocarbons that is under way in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while hailing Greece as a "fantastic ally" to the United States in the region.