A Greek court on Wednesday blocked a second request by Turkey for the extradition of soldiers who fled to Greece in July after a failed coup attempt, court officials said, potentially increasing tensions between the traditional foes. Source Reuters
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The European Commission, the EU’s executive, on Monday accused Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski of not understanding its role as a dispute over government pressure on Poland’s judiciary and state media intensified. Source Reuters
New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process. Source Reuters
A total of 120,000 Turkish construction companies are set to halt activities on June 9 to protest a skyrocketing rise in iron prices and a visible undersupply in the material. The protests are expected to last one month, according to sector representatives. Source Hurriyet Daily