Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı has warned Greek Cyprus ahead of a resumption of peace talks that if the natural resources drilling off the island starts before an agreement on the island then there will be new tensions, which he does not favor. Source HurriyetDaily
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Serbian tabloids have been publishing sensationalist reports about the possibility of war with Albania and Kosovo, but analysts said this simply allows the authorities to present themselves as guarantors of security. Source Balkan Insight
Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country’s efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday. Source ABC news
Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs Omer Celik on Tuesday challenged Greece’s sovereign territories saying that Agathonisi island belongs to Turkey. According to Turkish newspaper Milliyet, Celik said that Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is not a serious politician. “We can not take seriously the Greek Defense Minister. He does not possess the significant weight politicians need to have.” Source Greek Reporter