United Nations

Greek UN official says humanity failed in Syria

He works in Amman, Jordan, but also in Ankara, Iraq and at the United Nations Office at Geneva. As the United Nations regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis since 2017, Panos Moumtzis' work has taken him around the world. "I rarely sleep in the same place for more than three days," he told Kathimerini during an interview.

Greek PM to attend Belt & Road Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced on Friday.
Leaders including heads of state and government from 37 countries will attend the forum's round-table summit, Wang told a press briefing.

Turkish ex-defence ministry general secretary says Ankara gave Greece five islands

Beyond the antagonistic statements of Turkish government official on issues of sovereignty, former military officers and former officials are now claiming that five Greek islands belong to Turkey.

The claims are directly related to the delineation of the Exclusive Economic Zones of countries in the wider region.

PM Dancila, meeting with Executive Secretary of UNECE Olga Algayerova

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila met with Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE (UN Economic Commission for Europe) on Tuesday, in which context she pointed out that sustainable development is one of Romania's commitments, in the candidacy campaign for the United Nations Security Council included.

President Iohannis welcomes Vietnamese PM; head of state encourages trade exchanges increase

President Klaus Iohannis on Monday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, in which context he showed this country is one of the traditional economic partners of Romania in South-East Asia and encouraged an increase in trade exchanges between Romania and Vietnam.

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