Member states of the Council of Europe

No policy shift seen on Crete-Attica power interconnection

The new Greek government will toe the line of its predecessor on the urgent need for and the safeguarding of the construction of the Crete-Attica power interconnection project, while supporting the international connection of Greece with Cyprus and Israel, according to statements made by Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis after his visit to Cyprus.

Rumen Radev Met with the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Syllouris

The friendship between the Bulgarian and Cypriot people is based on the spiritual and cultural ties that we have been developing for many years. This was stated by President Rumen Radev, who met today with the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Demetris Syllouris.

Athens key to EU expansion

Greece will not block the European Union membership ambitions of North Macedonia and Albania but it should be expected to demand certain concessions in return, analysts say.
The Commission has recommended opening accession negotiations with both states. It remains to be seen whether the Council will follow up on the recommendation in October.

Romania wins gold, silver at Dragon Boat European Championships

Romania won three medals: one gold and two silver at the 2019 ECA Dragon Boat Nations and Clubs European Championships in Moscow that ended on Sunday, where competing were 900 rowers from Germany, Hungary, France, Romania, Moldova, Armenia and Russia. The competition was part of the international calendar of the European Canoe Association (ECA).