Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Turkey, EU try to create positive atmosphere in ties: Turkish FM

Turkey and the European Union have taken some steps mutually attempting to create a positive environment to maintain relations, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Dec. 24.

"With some mutual steps taken recently, we are trying to create a more positive atmosphere," Çavuşoğlu said, addressing staff of the Turkish Accreditation Agency (TURKAK).

Greek, Turkish FMs in Twitter exchange

In an exchange on Twitter, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias urged his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu to cultivate an environment amenable to constructive dialogue between the two countries. 

Cavusoglu had urged Dendias in a Sunday tweet to "stop asking for help from others" and to "settle our differences equitably."