Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Friday that a Polish cargo ship under the Cyprus flag was attacked off the coast of Nigeria by pirates, who kidnapped five members of the crew, including the captain and officers. "The rest of the crew, 11 people, are still on the ship and they are safe... The ship suffered some damages," Waszczykowski told a news conference.
Russia said on Friday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had requested a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Paris on Nov. 30. "A proposal from the Turkish side about a meeting at the level of heads of state has been delivered to the president," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call on Friday. "That's all I can say." Putin and Erdogan will attend the global climate summit that begins in Paris on Nov. 30.