Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says the forum was one of the first and biggest international events during the pandemic and it was held under compliance with all health measures.
At the UN-led meeting, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara supports a two-state solution to the island with a sustainable settlement only achievable based on ground realities.
Turkey's foreign minister lashes out at his Greek counterpart during a joint press conference, telling Greece "If you want to continue our tensions, we can."
In a diplomatic note sent to the two countries' embassies and the EU delegation, Ankara says they must seek its permission before conducting any work in Turkey's continental shelf.
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO is ready to reduce the tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, supporting German-led initiatives to solve the crisis.
President Alexander Lukashenko's government announces that it has drawn up a list of people banned from entering Belarus in retaliation for sanctions on 40 Belarus officials imposed by the European Union.
"So let's meet, let's talk and let's seek a mutually acceptable solution. Let's give diplomacy a chance," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said.
"Turkey is always in favour of dialogue on every platform for fair sharing of natural resources in the region," a statement read.
The advisory issued by the Turkish navy's office of navigation covers an area south of Turkey's Antalya and west of Cyprus and will be in effect between August 10 to 23.
Some 59 members of the European Parliament said in a letter to the European Commission that Greece is breaking the law in its treatment of refugees and called for an end to the violence along the Greece-Turkey border.
Yavuz will reach a drilling depth of 3,300 metres at Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Bay of Gazimagusa, says Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez.
President Erdogan says Greece must improve treatment conditions for its Turkish-Muslim minority; repeats calls for extradition of 2016 coup plotters.
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