Mitsotakis, Erdogan agree that the current positive climate should continue
The positive climate in the bilateral relations of Greece and Turkiye in recent months should have both “continuity and consistency” as this would be in the interests of the two countries, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed at their meeting on the margins of the NATO summit on Wednesday in Vilnius, Lithuania.
According to a Maximos Mansion announcement, the meeting – attended by the foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey – was held in a good climate and the two leaders talked for roughly an hour.
It was agreed that both sides should build on the positive momentum and activate multiple channels of communication between the two countries in the near future.
They also agreed that the next meeting of Greece-Turkey High-level Cooperation Council will be held in Thessaloniki in the autumn and instructed the two foreign ministers to guide the process and brief the leaders on its progress.
Finally, the Greek prime minister noted that he is looking forward to more frequent contacts at all levels, in order to build a climate of trust and the conditions that will lead to an improvement in relations between Greece and Turkey.