Turkey and Greece decide to open a new page of cooperation between them

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said that his country and Greece have decided to support each other's candidates in international forums.

Cavusoglu said in a press statement he made today, Monday, during his meeting with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, on the sidelines of the donors' conference being held by the European Union in Brussels, to support Turkey in facing the effects of the earthquake, that Ankara and Athens will continue their cooperation in terms of mutual support for their candidates, in international forums.

The Turkish Minister expressed his thanks to Greece for the support it provided to his country after the devastating earthquake that hit it, on the sixth of last February.

Cavusoglu also offered condolences to the Greek government and people for the victims of a two-train collision in northern Greece, two weeks ago.

He expressed his satisfaction with the positive atmosphere that prevails in the Turkish-Greek relations during the current stage, and he believes that this positivity will be reflected more and more at all levels in the relations of the two countries.

For his part, Dendias said that his meeting with Cavusoglu took place in a "positive and constructive" atmosphere, expressing his thanks to his Turkish counterpart.

Regarding the two countries' agreement to support their candidates in international forums, Dendias said that Turkey will support Greece's candidacy for temporary membership in the United Nations Security Council, during the 2025-2026 session.

In return, Greece will support Turkey's candidacy for the position of Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), according to Dendias

Source: National Iraqi News Agency