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"Ankara is solely responsible for escalating tensions between Greece and Turkey", Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with state-run ERT television. He noted that it was the neighboring country that began flying over the inhabited Greek islands after his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, where the two agreed to reduce tensions.
Center Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic will be able to play for the Serbian national team at the European Championship 2022, as Serbian NBA star confirmed this to coach Svetislav Pesic. So, Jokic will play in the August "window" and at the European Championship, but he will not play in the June "window" due to NBA league rules that limit how much time a basketball player can spend with the team.
He urged Greece and Turkey to resolve their differences in the Aegean
Greece has pushed back a total of 41,523 irregular migrants to Turkish waters between 2020 and May 31, 2022, according to a report by Turkey's Ombudsman Institution (KDK).
The report also said that 53 irregular migrants in 2021 and 33 others in 2022 lost their lives - either drowned or froze to death - due to pushbacks.
"After the years of the pandemic, many head to the sunny south. However, the consequences of high inflation and high energy prices are also felt in Greece. This makes holidays in Greece up to 30% more expensive ".
This reports on the increase in prices in the Greek tourism sector, was published on the website of Bavarian radio station BR.
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"If the storage in Chiren is not 100% full and the gas connection with Greece does not work, there is a risk of gas supply to consumers and district heating". This was stated on BNT by the chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) Stanislav Todorov. He also announced that a contract for the supply of American liquefied natural gas has not been signed yet.
On Thursday June 16, the Eurogroup is expected to give the "green light" for Greece's exit from the status of enhanced surveillance and return to "European normalcy." The political approval of the exit process, which is expected to take place on August 21, marks the official end of the memorandum period for Greece.