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49% of Bulgarians have a Positive View of the EU but with a Drop of 2 Points since the End of 2021

Bulgaria is the only EU member state to have a decline, albeit a slight one, in the percentage of people who think the Union is a good thing. Almost half of Bulgarians have a positive attitude towards China and Russia, and over 50% have a negative attitude towards the United States.

These are the results of a special Eurobarometer survey for the spring of 2022.

Great expectations from the Mitsotakis – Draghi dinner

A day before the EU Summit, Athens, turns its attention to Rome, focusing on the dinner Mario Draghi has invited the Greek PM to on Wednesday night. Government sources describe the Italian prime minister's table with his Greek counterpart as a one-on-one meeting that will help build closer relations.

Greek-Turkish relations on the table

Ellinikon: Lamda Development’s innovative decontamination project

An ambitious pioneering decontamination project, unique in Greece and one of the largest ever carried out in Europe, was launched by Lamda Development with the goal being the elimination of all possible sources of surface, soil and groundwater pollution from the Ellinikon project.

TRAINOSE: Memorandum of cooperation with Greek-Italian Chamber of Commerce

The President of the Hellenic-Italian Chamber of Commerce of Athens, Mr. Ioannis Tsamichas and the CEO of TRAINOSE SA, Mr. Maurizio Capotorto signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, on June 16, 2022, in order for TRAINOSE to offer even richer experiences for its passengers.

Tatar criticizes Greek Cypriots over PKK terrorist organization

Turkish Cypriot President Ersin Tatar criticized the activities of the Greek Cypriot administration while speaking at an event in Kyrenia on June 19.

"Although Greek Cypriots talk about peace and neighborly relations, they continue their discontent and immoral activities against Türkiye," he said.

Editorial: The crisis and the risk

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the war that has been ongoing for four months now - triggering Western sanctions against Moscow and Vladimir Putin's games with natural gas and crude oil - creates complex economic conditions globally and especially in Europe, which has faced very serious repercussions.

The Greece-Bulgaria Interconnection started Test Gas Supplies

The Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnection (IGB) has started test gas supplies, the project company ICGB AD told Trend news agency.

"We have started test deliveries with real quantities of natural gas, as planned. However, this is not the beginning of commercial exploitation," the ICGB said.

President Erdoğan slams West over refugee policy

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has underlined that developed nations are hosting 2.7 refugees per 1,000, while underdeveloped countries are sheltering more than twice this figure, blaming them for using the global refugee problem as advertising material.

Turkish historians slam Musk’s ‘open gate’ tweet

Turkish historians have lashed out at the world's richest man Elon Musk for his "1453 Constantinople" tweet, hinting that Istanbul was conquered, not with a military victory, but due to an open gate forgotten by Byzantine soldiers.