Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Greek Prime Minister to visit Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Yorgo Papandreou is to visit Turkey to meet with the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss cooperation plans between the two countries. This albeit the tensions that have currently arisen between the two countries.

The meeting is scheduled for late October or early November, will see the two countries upgrade bilateral ties in all current fields. The two prime ministers had planned to meet previously in New York last week, but Papandreou had to cancel due to the current economic crisis that is engulfing Greece.

Recently Erdogan has spoken out in support to Papandreou, pledging solidarity to the Greek prime minister during the economic crisis that is crippling Greece. Deputy Prime Minister, Bulent Arinc, said on Monday that Turkey does not have any intention to go to war with anyone at the present time.


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