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Slovenia, Italy, Croatia sign joint statement on cooperation in Adriatic

Brdo pri Kranju – Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar and his Italian and Croatian counterparts, Luigi di Maio and Gordan Grlić Radman, signed in Brdo pri Kranju on Wednesday a joint statement on trilateral cooperation in the northern Adriatic. The document is the foundation for strengthening cooperation in areas that are key for all three countries, Logar said.

ForMin Aurescu to host in Bucharest Romania - Poland - Turkey trilateral meeting on security

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu will host in Bucharest the Romania - Poland - Turkey trilateral meeting on security, with his counterparts Zbigniew Rau and Mevlut Cavusoglu attending, the Foreign Ministry informs in a release on Wednesday.

Turkey calls on Israel to end violence against Palestinians

Turkey on April 16 called on Israel to cease its aggressive policies against Palestinians.

A statement by the Foreign Ministry said that such policies damage peace and stability in the region, adding: "It is worrying that Israel's policies of oppression and violence against the Palestinians escalated during Ramadan."

Democracy Digest: Central Europe Argues Over Different Vaccines for Different Reasons

With a lack of vaccine supply blunting the Czech vaccination drive, Zeman announced in March that he had contacted Russia and China to ask them to send vaccines. When the health and foreign ministers opposed using either Sputnik V or Sinopharm without EU approval, the president demanded their heads.

ForMin Aurescu expresses Romania's concern over deployment of Russian troops at Ukraine's eastern border

At an extraordinary joint meeting of NATO ministers of foreign affairs and defence on Wednesday, head of the Romanian diplomacy Bogdan Aurescu, expressed Romania's concern over the deployment of Russian troops and equipment in Crimea, at the eastern border of Ukraine and in the Black Sea in general.

Hospitality Industry: Entry Visas for Russian Tourists Will Save Tourism Season in Bulgaria

Bulgaria should urgently start issuing entry visas to Russian tourists, according to the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (BHRA).

Just hours ago, the Russian Federation announced that flights from RF to Turkey were suspended for indefinite time because of the spike in cases of COVID-19 in the country, BHRA said.

EU Commission on virtual Rule of Law Report visit to Slovenia

Brussels – The European Commission is on a virtual visit to Slovenia today in preparation for its second Rule of Law Report, which is expected in July, the Foreign Ministry confirmed for the STA. Slovenia submitted its assessment of the situation in late March. The purpose of the visit is to obtain additional information and clear up any issues.

Turkey expresses concern over Jordan's arrests of ex-officials

Turkey on April 4 expressed concern over April 3's arrests of the former head of the Jordanian Royal Court as well as other former officials for "security reasons."

"We do not see the stability and calm of Jordan, a country that is key to peace in the Middle East, as separate from Turkey's stability and calm," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.