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Turkish President Receives Greek PM in Ankara

Tue 14 May 2024 | 03:47 PM
Rana Atef

On Monday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan received Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Ankara.

The Turkish President told the Greek Prime Minister that there were "no unsolvable problems" between Turkey and Greece.

Both countries have a long argument about the maritime boundaries, energy, the Aegean Sea, and Cyprus.

Both countries continued their mutual talks about the dispute topics between Greece and Turkey.

Erdogan told a joint press conference with Mitsotakis: "Despite disagreements, we focus on a positive agenda by keeping our dialogue channels open."

On his side, Mitsotakis said the leaders' latest meetings "proved that we neighbours can establish an approach of mutual understanding, not as an exception but as a productive normality".

He added: "We showed today that alongside our proven disagreements, we can chart a parallel page of agreements."

Erdogan visited Athens last December where they signed the "Declaration of Athens" which could be the base for a roadmap to improving the mutual relations between them.

They agreed to increase trade and keep communication channels open.