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Uruguay’s Senate puts appointment of ambassador to Ankara on hold | MercoPress

Uruguay’s Senate unanimously agreed Tuesday not to move on with its advice and consent regarding the appointment of Hugo Cayrús as the country’s next ambassador to Ankara following the embarrassing incidents caused in Montevideo by Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The decision was mooted by Broad Front (Frente Amplio – FA) opposition Senator Liliam Kechichian, …

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Turkey opens new dispute over sovereignty of east Aegean islands | Al Jazeera

Turkey for the first time disputes Greece’s sovereignty over its east Aegean islands which were meant to remain demilitarised. Athens, Greece – As NATO confronts Russia over security in Europe, renewed tension between Greece and Turkey is gnawing at the alliance’s eastern heel. In letters sent to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last July and September, …

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Why Germany should pay reparations to Greece | The Japan Times

In 1960, the then Federal Republic of Germany paid Greece 115 million Deutschmarks in compensation for Nazi crimes. Greek governments stated that this was only a fraction of what is due on account of loss of life, damaged infrastructure, and the repayment of a forced loan the Nazis extracted on Greece in 1942. Recent statements …

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