Mitsotakis, Erdogan to meet in Washington

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Although a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was not on the agenda, the Greek and Turkish missions at the NATO Summit in Washington have been in constant contact so that it can take place on Wednesday.

According to reports, the meeting will not be a long one nor will it be "all-encompassing" but will focus on reviewing what has been achieved recently in Greek-Turkish relations.

For Athens, moreover, such meetings are always welcome, even if they are brief, since, as Mitsotakis has publicly stated, "My meeting with Mr Erdogan should not be news."

Upon his departure for the US, the Turkish president stressed that "Turkey is one of the top five allies that make the maximum contribution to NATO missions and operations," underlining that Turkey is one of the countries that form "the backbone" of the Alliance. 


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