17 September 2021
Skopje – Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska spent the first day of her visit to the US in meetings at the State Department and the Pentagon.
Athens – Greece has extended the COVID-19 entry rules for another week, which include travelers to provide mandatory vaccination certificate, negative PCR test results or proof that they’ve previously had COVID-19, and to fill out online the PLF (Passenger Locator Form), MIA reports from Athens.
Pristina – Albanian lawmakers have approved Prime Minister Edi Rama’s Cabinet, five months after parliamentary elections that saw his Socialist Party secure a majority and Rama a third term in office.
Moscow – Russians began voting on Friday in parliamentary elections that see all 450 seats in the Duma up for grabs, yet a win by United Russia, the ruling party that has supported President Vladimir Putin for two decades, is considered a foregone conclusion.
Amsterdam – Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag has resigned after sharp criticism from lawmakers regarding the failed evacuation of Dutch nationals and others from Afghanistan.
Berlin – Chelsea and England defender Reece James has revealed he had his Champions League winners’ medal and Euro 2020 runners-up medal stolen during a burglary at his home.