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Turkey welcomes agreement on formation of government in Lebanon

Turkey welcomed on Sept. 11 an agreement on formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon, ending a deadlock that lasted for over a year.

"We are very pleased that an agreement has been reached on the formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon under the leadership of Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

President Erdoğan due in New York for UN General Assembly

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to pay a four-day visit to the U.S. to attend the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

At the U.N. headquarters in New York, the president will address the General Assembly, which begins Sept. 14. Erdoğan is also set to inaugurate the 36-story Turkevi Center in Manhattan.

Indian FM sees potential for boosting economic cooperation

Bled – Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the first Indian foreign minister to visit Slovenia, indicated in an interview with the STA on the sidelines of the Bled Strategic Forum that Indian companies might be interested in cooperating with Slovenia’s automotive and pharmaceutical industries, and the IT sector.

Twelve migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, found hidden in two lorries at border with Hungary

Officers at the Nadlac I Border Crossing Point caught 12 migrants from Afghanistan and Bangladesh trying to cross the border illegally into Hungary, hiding in two lorries. Both lorries were driven by Bulgarian nationals transporting starch and bird food to companies in Slovakia and Sweden, according to the accompanying documents.

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