President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Mitsutakis and have lunch at the Verdettin House.
Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Mitsutakis, who came to Istanbul for official contact, attended the Orthodox Feast Mass held at the Hagia Jorgi Church in the garden of the Greek Patriarchate of Fenner before the meeting. Prior to worship, Prime Minister Mitsutakis lit a candle at the entrance to the church.
President ErdoganHe lived in Kusukuru at noon and went to the Verdettin House. Prime Minister Erdogan had lunch with Greek Prime Minister Mitsutakis. The press conference was closed, but started at 14:00. The conference is expected to assess not only issues related to bilateral relations, such as current geopolitical developments and reflections of the Russian-Ukraine War, but also regional and international issues. The relationship between Ankara and Athens was tense for the development of the Eastern Mediterranean. It is hoped that concrete measures will be taken regarding energy after this conference.
After the Russian invasion, Mitsutakis said in a parliamentary speech, ” President ErdoganI need to meet “After this invasion, the new situation requires us to talk to Turkey,” he said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan achieved a ceasefire in the Russia-Ukraine War, evacuated civilians from the region, and continued diplomatic efforts to establish peace at the Antalia Diplomatic Forum. On the morning of February 24, after Russian troops attacked Ukrainian territory, Prime Minister Erdogan first chaired the Security Summit with Ministers and officials of the Presidential Palace.
President Erdogan, Then first talked to Ukrainian President Vladimir Putinsky on the phone. Prime Minister Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Zelensky on February 26 and March 4, he said he was making efforts to declare a ceasefire to prevent further loss of life and further damage to Ukraine. Prime Minister Erdogan, who also spoke on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Puttin on March 6, said they were ready to contribute to the resolution of the Ukrainian problem in a peaceful way as soon as possible. “Let’s pave the way for peace together,” Erdogan emphasized that an urgent ceasefire not only alleviates humanitarian concerns in the region, but also allows the search for political solutions. Stated. He called.
President Erdogan, President of Belarus, Alexander Lucashenko, President of France, Emmanuel Macron, President of Uzbekistan, Shebquette Milzijoev, President of Turkmenistan, President of Kurbankle Verdimhamedov, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliev, who hosted the first negotiations between the Russian and Ukrainian delegations. Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Alexander van der Beren of Austria, President Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom, President Gitanas Nauseda of Lithuania, President Justin Trudeau of Canada, President Alexander Vucci of Serbia, Maia Sandu of Moldvan I spoke with the President and the European Union Commission on the phone. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the Council of Europe, Charles Michel.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Erdogan exchanged views on the Russia-Ukraine War with President Vjosa Osmani of Kosovo and President Isaac Herzog of Israel hosted by Ankara. Prime Minister Erdogan met with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at a supper the day before, but the two leaders discussed steps taken to end the war at a supper at the Chankaya House.
On the same day, Prime Minister Erdogan spoke with US President Joe Biden on the phone, saying that it is important for Turkey to be a facilitator seeking a solution in case the crisis worsens. In a meeting with Biden, President Erdogan emphasized that even holding the Turkey-Russia-Ukraine Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Antalya is itself a diplomatic victory. Whitehouse spokesperson Jen Psaki noted that Erdogan and Biden had a “constructive” meeting and that Biden was very pleased with Turkey’s diplomatic initiative.
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