International sanctions

US Senator Menendez, co-architect of East Med pact, meets Greek president

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday received US Senator Robert Menendez in a meeting that was also attended by US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt.

Menendez, a Democrat, and Republican Senator Marco Rubio are the architects of the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act which aims to reshape US strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Valery Kuzmin: I discovered Europe is not a trustful trade partner of Russia; EU sanctions strengthen us

Europe was considered a trustful partner of the Russian Federation, but after sanctions imposed by the EU this changes, Russian Ambassador Valery Kuzmin stated on Monday.

The diplomat on Monday visited Cluj, on which occasion he told the media that the sanctions imposed on his country by the EU are "illegal" and do nothing else by "strengthen" the Russian Federation.