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Pahor and Erdogan discuss cooperation, Ukraine, W Balkans

Ankara – President Borut Pahor met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan before wrapping up his two-day trip to Ankara on Wednesday. The presidents confirmed that relations between Slovenia and Turkey were good and friendly. They talked about the war in Ukraine and the Western Balkans, agreeing on a meeting in September.

Inflation: Energy, food and transport prices rally in July

Ιnflation remains alive despite its slight decline during the month of July. Although last month's general price index fell to 11.6% from 12.3% in June, nevertheless based on the data by group of goods and services it appears that consumers were burdened with unprecedented price increases.

The Import of Russian Coal into the EU Stops from Today

The complete ban on the purchase of Russian coal comes into force today. The measure was approved as part of the fourth package of sanctions adopted in April against Russia over the war in Ukraine.

Another ban on imports from Russia is due to be implemented later this year: a partial oil embargo.

Pahor discusses Ukraine war effects for W Balkans in Turkey

Ankara – President Borut Pahor started a two-day state visit to Turkey on Tuesday, meeting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu in Ankara. The pair talked above all about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for the Western Balkans. Pahor also raised this point as he addressed the annual meeting of Turkish diplomats.

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Pahor paying state visit to Turkey this week

Ankara – President Borut Pahor will start a two-day state visit to Turkey on Tuesday at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Bilateral relations and the situation in Ukraine will top the agenda. The situation in the Western Balkans and the Middle East will also be discussed.

Ukrainian war once again revealed EU needs Türkiye: Turkish FM

The Ukrainian war has enabled EU countries to reopen their eyes to the realities of the world, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said, stressing that European security needs Türkiye, and therefore, Ankara has set focus on Europe again.

Ukrainians shelled Gorlovka; The first foreign ship arrived; Russian agents detained?

Kyiv and Moscow accuse each other of the attack on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi agreed that part of the payment for Russian gas should be in rubles.
Ukrainian officials announce that Russian forces from Kherson shelled Nikolaev.

Erdoğan, Putin agree to 'boost economic, energy cooperation'

President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 5 adopted a statement pledging to boost political and economic cooperation including in energy and trade.

The talks between Putin and Erdoğan came as Russia's isolation grows following its intervention in Ukraine.

"Some don't want the war to end... Don't ignore Moscow"

This was stated on Friday by the Director of Communications of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Fahrettin Altun, ahead of the meeting between Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.

THY, Trendyol sign cooperation deal

Türkiye's flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) and Turkish e-commerce platform Trendyol have signed a cooperation deal enabling THY passengers to convert their miles earned from flight and credit card spending into gift tokens that can be used on Trendyol.

‘Some 90 pct of burned forest areas recovered’

The rehabilitation works of some 90 percent of the 139,500 hectares of land damaged in forest fires last year have been completed, the head of the General Directorate of Forestry has said.

Noting that the rehabilitation works will be completed by the end of the year, Bekir Karacabey said, "The methods to rehabilitate these lands were determined under the guidance of technical teams."

The US Ratified the Membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO

The US Senate approved a resolution ratifying the protocols for the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO after the historic decision of these two countries to renounce their neutrality due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, "AFP" reported.