PM Tsipras Meets with Turkish President Erdogan

Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Last Update: 18:10

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Beijing at the Four Seasons Hotel on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation organized by the Chinese government.

Representing Greece there will be the following in attendance: Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Digital Policy Nikos Pappas and Foreign Ministry Secretary General for International Economic Cooperation George Tsipras. On the Turkish side, Prime Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will be attending.

Tsipras raised a positive agenda for Greek-Turkish relations and Erdogan adopted it and at the end of the meeting, he expressed the wish to fully implement the Treaty of Lausanne, according to sources of the Athens Macedonian News Agency (ANA).

The two officials discussed the Greek-Turkish relations, the Cyprus issue, the European course of Turkey (which Tsipras said that Greece supports), the migration issue and the issue of visas for Turkish citizens visiting countries of the European Union.

(Source: ANA-MPA)

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