Diplomatic rank

Greece appoints new envoys to Washington, Ankara

Greece's Foreign Ministry appointed Ekaterini Nassika as the country's new ambassador to Washington and Theodoros Bizakis as new envoy to Ankara, it was announced on Thursday.

Nassika previous post was ambassador to the Russian Federation, while Bizakis was Minister Counselor-Deputy Chief of Mission at the Greek embassy in Washington. 

Bulgaria supports the EU Delivery of 1 Million Projectiles to Ukraine

Bulgaria is among the member states of the European Union that support the delivery of 1 million 155 caliber projectiles to Ukraine for a total value of 1 billion euros, diplomatic sources told the National Radio.

The text of the agreement is almost ready after yesterday's meeting of the ambassadors of the member countries.

Green diplomacy network, launched by MAE, with 18 diplomatic missions included in first stage

Romania's climate diplomacy pilot network was launched on Tuesday, following an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), including, in a first stage, 18 diplomatic missions of our country, the most active in the field of climate diplomacy.

ForMin Aurescu: Round 320 -350 Romanians in Gaza Strip; no consular assistance requests so far

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu said that in Gaza Strip there are round 320 - 350 Romanian citizens, and the diplomatic missions in the region have instructions to get prepared for supporting them, however, no consular assistance requests from Romanians in the conflict area have been received so far.

Diplomatic Scandal Arising Between EU and UK

A diplomatic row has broken out between the UK and EU over the status of the bloc's ambassador in London.

The UK is refusing to give Joao Vale de Almeida the full diplomatic status that is granted to other ambassadors.

The Foreign Office is insisting he and his officials should not have the privileges and immunity afforded to diplomats under the Vienna Convention.

Top Turkish diplomat welcomes new envoys to Ankara

Turkey's foreign minister on Jan. 4 welcomed the new ambassadors of China, Bangladesh, Sweden, Japan, and Sudan.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu shared a post on Twitter with pictures of his meetings with Chinese envoy Liu Shaobin, Mosud Mannan of Bangladesh, Sweden's Staffan Herrstrom, Japan's Kazuhiro Suzuki, and Adil Ibrahim Mustafa of Sudan.

Parliament's foreign policy committees give clearance to Ciamba for his appointment as Ambassador to Greece

The standing committees on foreign policy of the Senate and the Deputies' Chamber gave the green light, unanimously (15 votes 'in favour'), for George Ciamba's appointment as Romania's Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic.