Western Asia

Migration and geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece's Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara's critical role in containing inflows.

Bulgarian Foreign Minster: Peace in the Middle East has Always Been a Major Topic in the Bilateral Talks Between Bulgaria and Palestine

Peace in the Middle East has always been a major topic in the bilateral talks between Bulgaria and Palestine, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said after her meeting with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, Focus News Agency reported.

Iranian tanker not heading to Greece, PM says

An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday.

"The ship is not heading towards Greece. We have not received a request for it to dock in a Greek port," Mitsotakis said.