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World: Greece is explained to the European Commission on the Migration File

Turkish foreign minister in Athens for talks

  Turkish foreign minister in Athens for talks ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Athens Monday for meetings with his Greek counterpart and the country’s prime minister as the neighbors and NATO allies seek to mend frayed ties. Cavusoglu was meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. The foreign ministers are to make statements to the media after their meeting. It will be the first time the two have spoken together in public since Dendias visited Ankara in April and their joint press conference descending into a trading of barbs and accusations.

on the move to Brussels the Greek minister in charge of migration has come to be explained after the reproaches issued by several capitals. View on Euronews

  La Grèce s’explique auprès de la Commission européenne sur le dossier migratoire © John Thys / AFP

Greece rejects any responsibility for the acts of refugees leaving its territory for other member countries. France, Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg or Belgium have shared their discontent in recent months. They found a larger number of asylum applications from migrants who already had documents issued by Athens.

A Brussels The Greek minister in charge of migration is satisfied with his interview with the Commissioner for Internal Affairs. "Ylva Johansson gave a clear answer. These people travel freely to the Schengen area as expected by the rules of the free movement zone," says Notis Mitarakis. He adds that "Greece is absolutely all that is necessary according to the European rules".

Rudy Giuliani's pressure on Ukraine on behalf of former President Trump revealed in call recording on CNN

  Rudy Giuliani's pressure on Ukraine on behalf of former President Trump revealed in call recording on CNN Pressure on Ukraine by the former president's personal lawyer to investigate Joe Biden for Donald Trump is revealed in call recording obtained by CNN.During the call with U.S. diplomat Kurt Volker and Andriy Yermak, a senior adviser to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, Giuliani can be heard urging an investigation of Biden, who unseated Trump in the 2020 election.

Proposal of the European Commission for a new Covenant on Migration

Several Mediterranean countries: Italy, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Malta are turning to the EU institutions to advance negotiations on the Strengthening the European Asylum Support Office and the Migration Covenant. Notis Mitarakis calls all his partners to work to reach a compromise and to "set up a solidarity mechanism that relaxes the situation for the first line". The minister also calls for "a more effective mechanism for returns to countries of origin or transit for those who do not need international protection".

The European Commission last September presented its proposal for a migratory pact. But this reform divides the 27. At the request of Rome, the EU leaders will look for the month on this issue.

Brazil still debating dubious virus drug amid 500,000 deaths .
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — As Brazil hurtles toward an official COVID-19 death toll of 500,000 — second-highest in the world — science is on trial inside the country and the truth is up for grabs. With the milestone likely to be reached this weekend, Brazil's Senate is publicly investigating how the toll got so high, focusing on why President Jair Bolsonaro's far-right government ignored opportunities to buy vaccines for months while it relentlessly pushed hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug that rigorous studies have shown to be ineffective in treating COVID-19.

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