Russia pleads innocence on US election interference

United States’ President Donald Trump hosted Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on 10 December at the White House. During a meeting in the Oval Office, Lavrov and secretary of state Mike Pompeo briefed Trump on their discussions over the bilateral relationship between the two sides. Trump later tweeted he had “a very good meeting” with […]

Turkey’s parliament backs controversial deal with Libya

Turkey’s parliament on 5 December endorsed a controversial agreement signed on 27 November between the country and Libya, on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean. The deal gives Turkey access to an economic zone across the Mediterranean, which further raised tensions in the region. Greece, Cyprus and Egypt warned the deal is a violation of the […]