Greek PM seeks to build on better ties in Ankara

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' will highlight the positive steps taken so far in Greek-Turkish relations during his visit to Ankara on Monday, while also expressing his dismay to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the conversion of the Byzantine Chora Monastery into a mosque.

The progress made recently consists of the "calm on the ground" as there are no violations on either side and there is calm in the Aegean, which three years ago seemed difficult.

A second aspect of this progress is the visa-free agreement that allows Turkish citizens to easily visit 10 islands in the east Aegean, and whose mutual benefits have improved the climate between the two countries.

No less important are the achievements regarding the migration issue, which have brought about a major reduction in flows. 

Government sources stressed to Kathimerini that these positive...

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