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North and South Korea have Re-Established Hotlines

North and South Korea have re-established hotlines that were cut off by Pyongyang a few months ago this morning, Reuters reported.

Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed readiness to re-establish liaison lines that Pyongyang cut off in early August - just days after they opened for the first time in a year - in protest of joint US-South Korea military exercises.

US-Greece agree to five-year renewal of MDCA defence accord with indefinite extension

By Angelos Athanasopoulos

Greece and the US are to proceed with a five-year extension of their Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA), followed by an indefinite extension.

The indefinite extension will be terminated if one of the parties withdraws from the agreement, possibly one or two years earlier.

Minister Aurescu, telephone conversation with National Security Advisor to President of the United States

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Tuesday with the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, Jake Sullivan, on which occasion the two high officials hailed the 10th anniversary, on September 13, of the adoption of the Joint Declaration On Strategic Partnership For The 21st Century Between The United States Of America And Romania an

Romania, U.S. to face future challenges together, as partners and allies (joint statement)

Romania and the United Stats of America will continue to be a bulwark of Euro-Atlantic values and they will meet all the future challenges together, as partners and allies, a joint press statement issued on Monday by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State underscores.

Successful Mandate to Form Government Depends on TISP Says Democratic Bulgaria

The third term depends on the return of "There is such a people" to the negotiating table, but a coalition agreement must be signed to keep GERB and the MRF away from power.

This was stated before BNT by the MP from "Democratic Bulgaria" Ivaylo Mirchev.

PM Citu: Romania remains on watch list as regards human trafficking. No exploitation should be ignored

Prime Minister Florin Citu points out that Romania is still on the human trafficking watch list, in a report released by the US State Department, adding that "an integrated effort" of all institutions is needed to combat this problem. "The US State Department launched yesterday the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report.