Foreign relations

US pledges to reduce Iraq troops as tensions ease

The United States said on June 11 it would reduce troops in Iraq in the coming months as friction between the two countries eased under a new U.S.-friendly premier in Baghdad.

The United States also promised support to prop up the struggling Iraqi economy as the two nations held their first strategic dialogue in more than a decade.

As of today, Slovenia is open for 14 more countries - Serbia is not on the list

Earlier, the citizens of Austria, Croatia and Hungary were allowed to cross the border of Slovenia, and now that list has been expanded to 14 more countries, STA reports.
Citizens of Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Norway, Slovakia and Switzerland are allowed to enter Slovenia.

An urgent NATO meeting due to America's moves

This was announced tonight by diplomatic sources.
"The meeting is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon," where we will analyze the consequences of the decision announced by US President Donald Trump, saying that Russia did not respect that agreement and that the United States will not respect it due to its withdrawal.
The US withdrawal should take effect in six months.

Ankara blasts Greece over maritime jurisdiction remarks

Turkey late on April 21 slammed a statement by the Greek Foreign Ministry concerning the country's maritime jurisdiction areas and drilling activities.
"Greece, with today's statement, once again exhibits its unrealistic perceptions and rights-refusing attitudes regarding the problems in our region," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said in a statement.

MAE ensures Romania's representation in meetings, informs UN and CoE during state of emergency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) will ensure, through its diplomatic missions, Romania's representation during all the meetings that will be organized during the state of emergency in Romania, especially at the level of the European Union, the Council of Europe, NATO, UN, regardless of the domain targeted by the meeting, shows the decree signed, on Tuesday, by President Klaus Iohannis, aft