Member states of the Council of Europe

Turkey ‘would not accept’ Greece-Egypt Mediterranean deal

Any delimitation of the Mediterranean between Egypt and Greece will not be acceptable if it affects Turkey’s national interests, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said.

Davutoğlu’s remarks were published on Dec. 7 in the Greek newspaper To Vima, in an interview given at the end of the third High-Level Cooperation Council meeting between Greece and Turkey in Athens on Dec. 6.

Police and customs seize ton of marijuana

Police and customs seize ton of marijuana

BELGRADE -- The Serbian police and customs service on Friday confiscated a ton of marijuana, Tanjug is reporting.

The seizure took place at the Presevo border crossing between Serbia and Macedonia.

The drug 's origin was Albania. The Interior Ministry (MUP) is expected to soon reveal more details.

Russia to continue talks with Austria, Hungary, Serbia

Russia to continue talks with Austria, Hungary, Serbia

MOSCOW -- Russia is ready to continue talks with Austria, Hungary and Serbia, Russia's Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said on Wednesday.

"Ways out of the situation that developed as a result of the closure of the South Stream project" would be discussed, he said, TASS reported.

Turkish PM to visit Greece amid oil, gas tensions in Cyprus

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will visit Greece for two days beginning Dec. 3 amid tensions over energy deposits in the eastern Mediterranean.

The two-day talks between Turkey and Greece are part of confidence-building measures launched in 2010 to improve relations between the Aegean neighbors.