Politicians

Turkey becoming ‘more of a challenge to US,’ Biden Center director tells Kathimerini

The senior director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement Michael Carpenter tells Kathimerini in an interview that US-Greece ties are one of the "very few bright spots" in transatlantic relations at the moment.

President Iohannis: Chief prosecutors, very good, CSM opinion, "partly rather superficial"

While attending the Special meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where discussions will focus on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union for 2021-2027, President Klaus Iohannis considers that the prosecutors he appointed on Thursday in leadership positions are "very good", the competition was "very well organized, very transparent, very fair", and the opinion of the Su

PM Orban: We intend to continue to work on the Strategic Partnership with Japan; it's a very ambitious project

The Government intends to continue to work on the most important cooperation project with Japan, the bilateral Strategic Partnership between the two countries, and chose the year 2021, when Romania and Japan celebrate 100 years of "efficient diplomatic relations," for the conclusion of the Partnership Agreement, stated interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban.

Trump says Erdoğan trying to avoid tragedy in Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is seeking to ensure a humanitarian catastrophe does not befall northwest Syria's Idlib province, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Feb. 18.

"He's fighting on Idlib," Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One. "He doesn't want people to be killed by the thousands, and hundreds of thousands."

President Rumen Radev: I Hope that if Bulgaria and Russia Show Political Will, Mutually-Beneficial Prices and Conditions for Natural Gas Supply Will be Achieved

I hope that if Bulgaria and Russia show political will, mutually-beneficial prices and conditions for natural gas supply from Russia to Bulgaria will be achieved.

Parliament in Paris has Begun Debates on the Controversial Pension Reform

French lawmakers on Monday started debating President Emmanuel Macron's divisive plan to overhaul the pensions system, expected to be a several-month-long, fierce parliamentary debate, the Associated Press reported. According to the agency, the final vote after the legislative procedures in the National Assembly is not expected before the summer.

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