This noon, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias confirmed that Turkey has become a 'travel agency' for terrorists to trouble spots in the region.\r\n\r\nDendias <a href="https:\/\/greekcitytimes.com\/2020\/10\/26\/dendias-lavrov-turkey-jihadists\/">remarks<\/a> came during his meeting today in Athens with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. The two Foreign Ministers made joint statements after Lavrov\u2019s first visit to Greece in three years who met also Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.\r\n\r\n\u201cRelations between our countries have lasted for centuries. We stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral political contacts. Russia is and will remain an integral part of European architectural security,\u201d said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. \u201cIn the field of energy, we look forward to continuing cooperation, examining bilateral trade and the possibility of increasing investment. We have a lot to gain by working together.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cUnfortunately, in all regional developments, the common denominator is the destabilizing factor of Turkey. I have expressed my concern about the role of Turkey, which has become a travel agency for jihadists,\u201d said the Greek Foreign Minister, who also raised the issue of Turkish military equipment with his Russian counterpart.\r\n\r\nOn his part, Lavrov initially focused on the historical relations between the two countries and stressed that bilateral cooperation continues, while noting that, at the beginning of the pandemic, the two countries helped each other.\r\n\r\n<a href="https:\/\/see.news\/?s=trukey">Turkey<\/a> announced its intention to extend the mission duration of a ship it sent to explore oil in disputed waters with its neighbor, Greece, in a decision threatening to further raise tensions with Athens and the European Union.\r\n\r\nTurkish provocations prompted the leaders of the European Union, during their recent summit in Brussels, to send a firm message to the Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan regime, accompanied by the threat of sanctions against Ankara.