Ministry of Foreign Affairs

It has been confirmed: Two Serbs infected with coronavirus

Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic confirmed the information.
Dacic told Tanjug that two of the remaining eleven Serbian citizens, crew members aboard the "Diamond Princess", quarantined in Yokohama, Japan, had been tested positive for a coronavirus today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
These are the S.O. (29) and M.T. (30).

Greece, Spain to boost Med cooperation on migration

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias (left) and his Spanish counterpart, Arancha Gonzalez Laya (right), give a press conference following talks in Madrid on Monday. The officials agreed to "expand coordination in the context of the European Union, during the debate on reform of the Union's rules on asylum and on migration in general," Dendias said.

Foreign Minister, Executive President of AMRO, about inventory of interest topics for American companies

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, welcomed on Thursday, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), Eric Stewart, Executive President of the American Romanian Business Council, context in which he requested his interlocutor to elaborate an inventory of interest topics for American companies, which would offer more concreteness to the discussions with the AMRO mi

Greek FM in Malta for talks

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Malta on Wednesday for talks with the country's President George Vella as well as with European and Foreign Affairs Minister Evarist Bartolo.
Talks were to focus on issues of bilateral interest, including migration and ongoing regional developments, the Greek foreign ministry said. 

Turkey’s top diplomat slams ex-ambassadors over Montreux Treaty row

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has criticized a joint declaration signed by 126 retired ambassadors who said that the proposed Kanal Istanbul project may bring the validity of the 1936-dated Montreux Convention into question to the disadvantage of the Turkish interests.

Ankara blasts Greek MEP for ripping Turkish flag at plenary

Turkey on Jan. 30 slammed Greek member of the European Parliament (EP) Ioannis Lagos for ripping a Turkish flag at the EP Plenary.

"These racist minds know better than anybody else how we broke the hands of and poured into the sea those who dare attack our glorious flag," Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said in a tweet.

The United States Declined to Issue a Visa to the Iranian Foreign Minister for UN Meeting

The United States has declined to issue a visa to the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was scheduled to attend a UN Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday. This was reported by Reuters, citing a US official who requested anonymity.

Turkey must seize opportunity to de-escalate tension, Greek FM says

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is urging Ankara to seize the opportunity presented by talks scheduled to take place at the foreign ministry level with Athens over the next few days, saying that they are a useful channel of communication amid heightened tension between the two neighbors.