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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin held wide-ranging talks in Moscow on Friday, agreeing that a diplomatic spat in the summer had ended and expressing a common interest in energy cooperation.
In a joint press conference, Putin said Moscow would consider inviting Greek companies to help deliver Russian gas to European countries.
Pope Francis will visit Bulgaria and Macedonia in May 2019. This was said by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva. She confirmed that an invitation has been sent, reports Darik.
The Pope never travels to just one country, Zaharieva commented to bTV and added that the preparation for the visit was serious.
According to the agency, the only ones who are happy are vendors of air purifiers.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), on the list of the ten most polluted cities in Europe, five are in the Balkans, and they are Bosnia-Herzegovina), Pljevlja (Montenegro) and Skopje, Tetovo and Bitola (Macedonia).
As of 6.00 am, there is heavy truck traffic from Bulgaria on the borders with Romania, Turkey and Greece, Border Police said. On the border with Greece, there is considerable truck traffic at exit on Kulata checkpoint. The same is the situation on the checkpoints of Kapitan Andreevo, Lesovo, Danube Bridge Ruse and Danube Bridge Vidin.
He added said that the headline of the Dec. 1 article heard around the region was worlds apart from what he actually said.
I never said anything on creating a regional pact against Serbia. The headline of the article and what I actually said are two completely different things, Hoxhaj told the Montenegrin Antena M TV.
As a wave of sit-ins against Greece's name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) sweeps across the country exposing social divisions and evolving into a focal point of opposition between political parties, about 1,200 high school pupils Thursday marched through the northern port city of Thessaloniki.
An anonymous social media drive mobilizing middle and high school students to oppose Greece's name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is expected to culminate with protest rallies and school gatherings on Thursday.
Students at a few dozen high schools have already held sit-ins and marches.