Greece Foreign Minister: Ankara and Athens will soon begin negotiations on confidence measures

Negotiations on measures to strengthen trust between Turkey and Greece will begin in the near future. This was stated by the Greece Foreign Minister Yorgos Erapetritis at a joint press conference following negotiations with the Turkish colleague Khakan Fidan in Ankara.

According to him, Ankara and Athens agreed to develop a positive agenda in relations between the two countries.

Erapetritis said that during the meeting, the heads of foreign policy departments discussed bilateral relations and regional issues.

He recalled that the leaders of Turkey and Greece, during a meeting within the framework of the NATO Vilnius summit, came up with a new initiative, setting new goals for their governments to resume cooperation between countries.

The diplomat added that, the Foreign Minister of Greece and Turkey in negotiations in Ankara examined the ways to eliminate disagreements between countries.

The Greek Minister noted that the efforts in this direction include the preparation of the soil to meet the leaders of the two countries and ensure the exchange of information at the highest level.

Having reported that the “road map”, which they discussed with Fidan, will include three components – the level of political negotiations, the question of confidence measures and the continuation of a positive agenda.