The Prespes accord sets an example for problem solving in Europe and beyond, French President Emmanuel Macron has said in reference to the name dispute reached between Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
Macron made the comments at the end of the fifth Southern EU Countries Summit in Nicosia.
Turkey will begin drilling for resources around Cyprus, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over ownership of natural resources.
Attempts to tap gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean have caused friction between Athens and Ankara.
The construction of the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector should start within 2-3 months, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova told MPs in response to a question about gas supplies from Azerbaijan, Focus News Agencyreports. She said that building necessary infrastructure and concluding supply contracts were prerequisites for gas diversification.