The United States considers Greece a major ally and participant in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, cited by BGNES.
"We consider Athens a key ally and a crucial player in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as the Balkans,", the letter stated.
Romania's real estate investments went past the 1-billion euro line in 2019, standing 7 percent higher than in 2018, shows data of the research department of the real estate consulting company CBRE Romania. Last year's roughly 1.06 billion euro worth of investments mark a five-year high on the Romanian real estate market.
The list was made based on the influence of states, as well as their political, economic and military power. The list of the 80 most powerful countries in the world is based on the responses of 21.000 people and was made by the media company US News and World Report.
Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia are also on the list of 80 most powerful countries, index.hr reports.
The anti-terrorism division of the Moldovan Secret Services, SIS, and the Border Police announced on Monday that they have detained a 28-year-old citizen of Tajikistan who is wanted internationally for his alleged affiliation with militant group Islamic State.
The Tajik citizen was caught while seeking to leave Moldova using a fake Ukrainian passport.