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Economic reforms aim to draw delayed investment: Finance minister

Turkey's new landmark economic reform package aims to attract delayed investments, the country's minister of treasury and finance said on March 16. 

"Global investments narrowed by over 40% in the pandemic period. We're facing delayed demand," Lütfi Elvan told Anadolu Agency's Editor's Desk in the capital Ankara.

ForMin Aurescu: Romania will remain a dedicated supporter of Belarusians' right to a democratic future

Romania will remain a dedicated supporter of the Belarusian people's right to a democratic future and a rightful place in the European family, Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Tuesday in a keynote speech to the high-level segment of the 46th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva via videoconference.

Turkish vice president receives head of Turkic Council

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay received Baghdad Amreyev, secretary-general of the Turkic Council, his office said on Feb. 20.

During the meeting held in Oktay's office in the capital Ankara, Amreyev gave Oktay detailed information ahead of the informal summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, which is planned to be held in Kazakhstan on March 31.

"Vaccine nationalism"

He pointed out that the fight over coronavirus vaccines could cause even greater inequalities in the world.
Speaking at a panel at the World Business Forum in Davos yesterday, Tedros said that there is now the real danger that the very tools that could help to end the pandemic, vaccines, may exacerbate those same inequalities.