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There is a part of the government that is striving to fulfill the commitments that Greece has undertaken toward its foreign creditors, most of which pertain to reforms that are absolutely essential for the economy.
“This time I expect substantial progress at the meetings with the leaders in Skopje and Athens,” UN mediator Nimetz was quoted as saying in an interview for “Voice of the People,” a Macedonian TV magazine.
Nimetz will visit Skopje on Monday and Tuesday to meet Macedonian leaders, after which he will travel to Athens, a UN press release explained.
Amid the burning problems of Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Ukraine, and others, surrounding Turkey, not many people noticed that this year marked the 40th anniversary of the Cyprus Peace Operation of July 20, 1974. Once described as the ânational issueâ in Turkey, it no longer occupies the center stage in public discussions.
âThereâs never a dull moment in Turkeyâ: A clichÃ© sentence I have heard so often from a newcomer to Turkey. Indeed, itâs a clichÃ©, but it also reflects the truth.
A policeman on Wednesday saved a 75-year-old bather who had become stranded some 300 meters out to sea in western Greece.
Other bathers at the beach in Vonitsa called police when they spotted the man.
A 25-year-old officer who arrived at the beach swam out to help him.
The pensioner was described as being in a semi-comatose state when the policeman reached him.