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In a letter to European Union member countries and the foreign ministers of the United Nations Security Council's permanent members, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday that the area off the western coast of Cyprus where Ankara plans to conduct exploratory drilling lies entirely within Turkish continental shelf.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will hold a meeting in China next week with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Anastasiades departs on Monday for China where he will participate in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Cypriot President will hold a meeting with his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping, while he will also meet with the Russian President.
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.
Venezuela's foreign minister rejected a European ultimatum Saturday to hold elections within eight days, insisting that Nicolas Maduro remained the legitimate president despite US-led pressure, reports AFP.
"Nobody is going to give us deadlines or tell us if there are elections or not," Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told a special session of the United Nations Security Council.
Bucharest, Dec 2 /Agerpres/ - Deputy Prime Minister Ana Birchall attended on Saturday the investiture ceremony of the new President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, during which she presented a congratulatory message from Romania for the mandate entrusted by most Mexicans.