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Peter Navarro, a White House trade advisor to former president Donald Trump, was found guilty Thursday of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify before the panel that investigated the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
A federal jury in Washington found the 72-year-old Navarro guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress after a two-day trial.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday received the President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus and President of the Democratic Rally (DISY) party, Annita Demetriou, at the Maximos Mansion in Athens.
The latest developments in the Cyprus issue, the common challenges faced by Greece and Cyprus and security in the Eastern Mediterranean dominated the meeting.
US Representative Grace Meng, a Democrat representing New York City, and a member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, has expressed her appreciation for the inclusion of her amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Prime Minter Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Cyprus Monday.
The visit had been postponed amid the wildfires crisis.
His first stop will be the military cemetery in the district of Makedonitissa, where the tombs of the Greek and Cypriot soldiers killed during the Turkish invasion of July 1974 are located.
The Plenary of Cyprus' House of Representatives approved the supplementary state budget amounting to 361 million euros on Thursday, with criticism against the government's agreement for the purchase of the Metropolitan building in Nicosia, which will house the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance.
A group of 20 civil society organisations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, gathered in the Initiative for Monitoring European Integration, has issued a warning on "the shortcomings of the Draft Law on Freedom of Access to Information of Bosnia and Herzegovina," which Bosnia's state-level government, the Council of Ministers, adopted on April 12.
The Parliamentary Trade Committee of Cyprus' House of Representatives has examined the issue of the absence of renewable electricity storage systems, which results in the rejection of significant power generation. This discussion followed the Electricity Authority of Cyprus' recent decision to install remote-control ripple-control systems in buildings.