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An EU official warned Turkey of "consequences" if the country "crosses the line" in its dispute with Greece over sovereignty issues in the eastern Mediterranean, according to a report of the state-run news agency ANA-MPA.
"The EU urges Turkey to a de-escalation and change of stance," the source was quoted as saying, noting that "If Turkey crosses the line there will be consequences".
Τhe Alternate Minister for Migration, Giorgos Koumoutsakos, received Communion on Thursday without taking any measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to a website reporting on issues relating to Orthodox Church.
The website Romfea published a photo of the minister receiving Communion in the tradition of the Orthodox Church, using a single cup and spoon.
French President Emmanuel Macron is adding fuel to the fire in the eastern Mediterranean and making it harder to solve problems, said the Turkish defense minister on Sept. 18.
The French president is "trying to take on the role of Napoleon, who died two centuries ago, but Macron is not strong enough for this," Hulusi Akar said in an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News.
As many as 1,527 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in Romania since the previous reporting, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Friday. All the new cases involve patients that did not test positive before. Romania's COVID-19 total case count reached 110,217 on Friday.
According to the statement, a new round of storm surges is expected to hit the Attica region on Friday night, which is the result of a strong Mediterranean cyclone, which the Greeks called "Ianos", and which has already hit the Greek shores.
Meteorologists expect that the situation will not calm down soon.
The Greek coast guard launched a rescue operation off the coast of Messenia, southern Greece, on Friday after authorities received an emergency call from a boat carrying 55 passengers, possibly migrants.
The boat was caught in rough seas and winds sailing off the coast of Kyparissia, a town in northwestern Messenia, in the Peloponnese.
Ford Romania, through its dealer Tiriac Auto, will be delivering 50 Transit All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) units to the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police, according to a press statement released on Friday.