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Greek PM: Turkey 'continues to provoke' over Cyprus

Greece's prime minister said Tuesday that Turkey "continues to provoke" in its approach towards ethnically divided island nation of Cyprus and that Ankara was becoming isolated internationally.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis made the comments during a meeting with visiting Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, the first foreign head of state to visit Athens since Mitsotakis won July elections.

PRO Romania, not to vote for 'Dancila 2' gov't, not to be part of right-wing executive

The Chairman of PRO Romania, Victor Ponta, specifies that the formation he leads will not support in Parliament a new Executive led by Viorica Dancila and will not be part of a right-wing government. "We will not vote for a new 'Dancila 2' government as incompetent and incapable as this one.

Erdogan appears unfazed by PM’s call for end to threats

Despite Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' call for Ankara to prove its willingness to improve bilateral ties, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared unfazed on Monday, saying that Turkey is ready to deal with any threats against it in the region.

Erdogan said that Ankara has a response to any threat from Syria to the Eastern Mediterranean and from Jerusalem to the Aegean.

Opposition alliance suggests early election pact

The opposition Save Romania Union (USR) PLUS Alliance has suggested to President Klaus Iohannis, the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), the national minority group, Pro Romania and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) a pact on early election, USR national leader Dan Barna said on Monday at a news conference.