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Greek PM Mitsotakis to meet Turkish President Erdogan in Istanbul March 13

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Istanbul on upcoming Sunday, March 13, and will have lunch at the presidential residence, government spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. The meeting follows an invitation by the Turkish president. Mitsotakis will be visiting the Ecumenical …

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Erdogan calls for “direct dialogue” with Greece; fresh row over Pontus Greeks genocide

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a “direct dialogue” with Greece on Thursday as a fresh row sparked between the two neighboring countries over the Pontus Greeks Genocide following statements by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. During a meeting with EU ambassadors in Ankara Erdogan and referring to tensions between Greece …

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Mitsotakis – Erdogan meeting held in cordial atmosphere

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Brussels on Monday, on the sidelines of the NATO Leaders Summit. Citing government sources, state-run news agency amna reports that the one-hour-long meeting held after the conclusion of the summit broke the ice, and the two men …

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Mitsotakis – Erdogan meeting on the sidelines of NATO Summit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a face to face meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on Monday afternoon. The two leaders will be alone with translators only.The meeting is considered as an opportunity to take a further step …

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Mitsotakis and Erdogan to hold a meeting on June 14

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a meeting on June 14 at the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Brussels. This was agreed during an official visit of Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Athens where he had talks with the prime minister …

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Greek FM to meet Turkish President following last minute invitation by Erdogan

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will be meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday afternoon following a last minute invitation on Wednesday. Dendias is in Ankara following an invitation by his counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. A higher level of contacts between Greece and Turkey implies Ankara’s move to invite …

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Three Presidents, two chairs: Diplomatic SofaGate in Turkey

A diplomatic faux pas that left EU chief Ursula von der Leyen without a chair as male counterparts took their seats at a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stirred controversy in Brussels. On media and social media the unprecedented incident has been named SofaGate. Video from Tuesday’s …

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Erdogan replaces “Aegean Sea” with “Sea of islands”

In a new first indicating an exacerbation of the incendiary rhetoric emanating from Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan referred to the Aegean Sea by the name “Sea of Islands,” while reiterating claims of “provocations” in the eastern Mediterranean, referring indirectly to renewed Greek-Turkish tensions in recent days. Erdogan’s remarks …

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Erdogan: EU sanctions will not have great impact for Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that any sanctions imposed by the European Union on Turkey will not have a great impact. He added that the bloc had never acted honestly or kept its promises. Ahead of an EU summit on Thursday, Erdogan told a news conference in Ankara …

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