Foreign Diplomats say Turkey’s intentions will become clear within 48 hours

According to diplomatic sources whether or not Turkey issues or not a new NAVTEX (Navigational Telex) directive in next 48 hours will reveal Ankara’s intentions.

“The same sources note that if Turkey issue a new  NAVTEX or hamper the drilling operations of the ENI-KOGAS joint venture then National Council  should convene to take decisions on the next steps forward  based on a plan of measures that seems to have been prepared,” the CNA reported.

Nicos Anastasiades, the President of Cyprus has declared that he will not return to the UN-sponsored re-unification talks if  Turkey contiues to violate his country’s sovereignty.


NICOSIA - Cyprus became one of the first countries to adopt the EU whistleblowing directive – a month after the deadline – the measure protecting them from retaliation and not required to first report to police or the Attorney-General The Parliament approved the required directive by a vote of 49-1, although whistleblower groups said the bloc didn't go far enough to ensure that people reporting wrongdoing don't face punitive measures, including being fired.

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A former senator, minister, cabinet secretary, chief of staff to Australian former PM John Howard for more than a decade, Arthur Synodinos is Australia’s ambassador to the United States since 2020.

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Ouzo Talk Latest Podcast Features My Greek Odyssey’s Peter Maneas

SYDNEY – The latest episode of the Ouzo Talk Podcast for the Greek diaspora is now available, with Peter Maneas, host of the TV series My Greek Odyssey, joining Tom Skolarikis and Nick Athanassiou in the studio to discuss the hit series.

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