Chief of Defense: 700-800 soldiers from Italy are Coming to Bulgaria for NATO’s Battle Group

"Between 700 and 800 soldiers from Italy will arrive in Bulgaria to participate in the NATO Multinational Battle Group on our territory." This was announced by Bulgaria's Chief of Defense Admiral Emil Eftimov in an interview with the Bulgarian National Television.

Pleasure boats: The dynamics of the Greek professional license

The great dynamics of the Greek professional yacht license, which is threatened with "abolition" by the draft law of the Ministry of Shipping under discussion in Parliament, according to market participants, is highlighted by the comparison of data related to two international yacht exhibitions held next week in Barcelona and Nafplio.

Ukraine Asks Erdogan to Close Turkish Straits to Russia

A tanker ship passes through the Bosporus at Istanbul. Photo: Pixabay/Murat Soyluoglu

"We are calling for the air space, Bosporus and the Dardanelles straits to be closed. We have conveyed our demand to the Turkish side. At the same time, we want sanctions imposed on the Russian side," Ambassador Vasyl Bodnar said in Ankara.

Ukraine asks Turkey to close Black Sea straits to Russian vessels: Envoy

Ukraine has demanded Turkey to close its straits for Russian vessels, Ukraine's Ambassador to Ankara Vasyl Bodnar said on Feb. 24, after Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine.

"We conveyed our official request to the Turkish side regarding the closure of the airspace, the Dardanelles [Strait] and Bosphorus [Strait] for Russian ships," he told reporters at a press conference.