Turkish, Greek prime ministers speak over phone
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke over the phone and discussed recent developments in the Aegean Sea, a source in the Prime Ministry said, Anadolu reported.
According to the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on talking to the media, Yildrim said Turkey is distressed by the recent tensions with Greece.
The prime minister said Turkey expects from Greece to take necessary measures to lower the tension in the Aegean Sea, the source added.
The two leaders agreed that, if necessary, it would be useful to bring together the top military officials of the two sides.
Despite the differences between the two countries, the phone conversation was held in a “positive atmosphere”, the source said and added the two leaders focused on solving the problems through dialogue.