FM Dendias to meet with Turkish FM Cavusoglu in Ankara on Thursday

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias will meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara on Thursday, following scheduling adjustments announced on Tuesday.

Dendias was scheduled to meet a day earlier, but diplomatic sources said that the two ministers agreed during a call to Thursday, April 15. Their meeting will be followed by joint statements to the press at approximately 19:00.

On Wednesday, Dendias will head to Istanbul to meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. He will return to Athens the same evening to attend an e-meeting of NATO foreign and defense ministers on Afghanistan, and fly to Ankara on Thursday.

In Turkey he will be accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy & Openness Kostas Fragogiannis.