Political geography

Editorial: Dealing with Turkey without delusions

Geopolitical theories regarding geographical boundaries have been used historically by aspiring conquerors to justify their ambitions.

The most glaring case was that of Adolf Hitler, who believed that Germany was suffocating within its existing borders and that its interests extended to broader geographical areas, at least those with German populations.

Greece, Albania Vow to Speed up Resolution of Maritime Disputes

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, and his Albanian counterpart Olta Xhacka, meeting on Monday in Tirana, vowed to speed up resolution of their maritime disputes before the International Court of Justice, ICJ.

The two countries previously agreed to send the matter to the ICJ in 2020, after years of not being able to resolve it themselves.

FM Logar on Ukraine crisis: Only a set of bad options remains

Paris/Ljubljana – By recognising the independence of breakaway regions Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, Russia has violated international law and principles, Foreign Minister Anže Logar said in a statement on the sidelines of an emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers on Tuesday. “Now we’re left with only a set of bad options,” he added.

Border Police Introduces Temporary Anti-Epidemic Measures for Arrivers in Bulgaria

Temporary anti-epidemic measures are introduced for entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, from December 1, 2021, according to an assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in the respective country.

Azerbaijan says 14 dead in military helicopter crash

Fourteen people died on Nov. 30 in an Azerbaijani military helicopter crash which went down in the east of the Caucasus country during a training flight, officials said.

"Fourteen people died and two more were wounded as a result of a state border service helicopter crash," the ex-Soviet republic's frontier guard said in a statement.