The Cyprus issue, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the initiatives taken by Greece to move towards a green economy, in the context of the UN environmental goals, were at the center of the meeting of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, New York.
Mr. Mitsotakis presented the Turkish delinquency to the detriment of the sovereign rights of our country.
Referring to the Cyprus issue, he stressed that the only negotiating framework for its resolution is clearly defined by the binding resolutions of the UN Security Council, noting that proposals moving in different directions can not be accepted as a basis for discussion and therefore rejected.
Tonight the Prime Minister's speech at the UN General Assembly.
The Greek government did not hide its annoyance for the presence of the American Archbishop Elpidoforos at the inauguration of the so-called "House of Turkey" in New York, along with Tayyip Erdogan and Hulusi Akar. It was then announced that the Mitsotakis tour was canceled by Archbishop Elpidoforos at point zero and the church of Agios Nikolaos.
The Archbishop of America, Elpidoforos, expressed his regret for the "pain" he caused to his "Cypriot and Greek-American brothers", after the reactions that were provoked.
The US and French foreign ministers acknowledged that restoring relations between the two countries would take "time and action", according to statements made after their meeting in New York. Anthony Blinken stated, among other things, that the two allies can do "more" and "better", while Jean-Yves Lentrian made a similar position.
"Danger bell", due to the increasing trend of cases in Northern Greece, the Deputy Minister of Health Mina Gaga rang, speaking to the established information. Professor Vana Papaevangelou spoke about the "pandemic of the unvaccinated", noting that the Delta mutation also affects younger ages, as - as she explained - one in three cases concerns children under 18 years of age.
In the "red" the regional units of Kastoria, Drama and Xanthi in the updated epidemiological map of the country. The validity of the special, local character, measures in the Regional Units of Pieria, Imathia, Pella, Kavala and Argolida is extended. Except for the regional unit of Evritania.
2.125 new cases in the last 24 hours in the country. 331 patients are treated by intubation, while 31 ended up.
The CDC approved the 3rd dose for US citizens 65 and older and those with underlying diseases, but not for younger high-risk workers.
Clashes erupted overnight in Switzerland between police and citizens protesting against the restrictive measures, which were not allowed by the authorities.
In Israel, the Ministry of Health prohibits teachers who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 from teaching unless they have a negative rapid test.
Ongoing fire in a grassland area in the village of Spoa in Karpathos. It goes to a forest area where there are several houses. On-site fire brigades of the island and volunteers. Strong winds prevail in the area.
According to information, PPC is proceeding with an increase of Share Capital of 750 million euros, with the aim of, according to information, the entry of an investor in its share capital.
"The government has decided to donate one of its most 'expensive silverware'. The increase of the share capital of PPC, with the conditions that take place, ie without the participation of the main shareholder, is equivalent to his 'resignation' and marks the end of the largest industrial enterprise of our country ", GENOP states in its announcement.
"The sudden decision to privatize PPC is a crime against the Greek people," SYRIZA said in a statement.
The main and auxiliary pensions are paid today to the pensioners of IKA-ETAM, the Banks and OTE whose AMKA expires in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9.
Thebes at the Richter rate again: In the last 24 hours, 85 weak earthquakes up to 3,4 Richter have been recorded.
A seismic tremor of magnitude 3,7 occurred at 04.24 in the early morning in Crete. The epicenter was reported 24 km northwest of Arvi, according to the Geodynamic Institute.
A gunman opened fire on a supermarket in Tennessee, killing one person and injuring 12 others before the perpetrator committed suicide, U.S. police said.
The sea was painted "red" again in the Faroe Islands - Two weeks after the mass slaughter of 1.428 dolphins, a new execution of marine mammals took place, with the images shocking.
And the weather: Improved weather from today across the country and only in the morning in the south there will be temporary clouds. The weather in Attica is expected to be clear. The temperature will range from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. 15 points at this time in Technopolis here in Gazi.