Turkey, or rather the breakaway "Turkish Republic of North Cyprus" (TRNC) recognized only by Turkey, has informed the United Nations it will begin drilling for oil and natural gas within Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Several Russian envoys met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and discussed a constitutional committee, trade, as well as the ways to improve Syria's relations with neighboring Arab countries, Russia's Foreign Ministry said.
National Assembly President Tsveta Karaiancheva spoke with Iran's Minister of Road and Urban Development Mohammad Elami. The guest is visiting Bulgaria for the 19th session of the Joint Bulgarian-Iranian Commission for Economic and Scientific and Technical Cooperation.
The Bulgarian and Iranian aviation authorities will negotiate an amendment to the current air transport agreement and the future direct line between the two countries. This was announced by the Ministry of Transport as a result of the meeting of the Bulgarian-Iranian Intergovernmental Commission.