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Beach lounger app adjusts to new needs

Online platform Plazz has upgraded its services in the drive to safeguard public health by helping avert overcrowding at organized beach facilities.

The platform allows managers to monitor bookings for loungers in real time so as to organize guests arriving at the beach quickly and effectively, giving staff time to disinfect the areas and equipment used by previous guests.

Economist Michalis Masourakis to take over as Greece's IMF representative

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras has appointed Michalis Masourakis as Greece's new representative to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), according to a ministry statement on Tuesday.
On September 1 Masourakis will succeed Michalis Psalidopoulos who leaves its post after five years and whom the government and the ministry thanked for his contribution and cooperation.

Informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers; Aurescu underscores importance of strengthening Transatlantic relation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Monday participated in the informal meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs from the European Union member states, carried out in videoconference system, with the participation of the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Borrell voices concern over East Med tension

Josep Borrell, the European Union's foreign policy chief, has expressed the bloc's concern over the escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Asked during a press conference after the EU's foreign affairs council on Monday over Turkey's activity in the area, Borrell said that "the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean is becoming worse."

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