Greek, Turkish PMs discuss ‘whole spectrum of relations’

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu discussed the whole spectrum of Greek-Turkish relations during their meeting at Maximos Mansion on Friday, in the presence of Foreign ministers from each country.

A Foreign ministry source said that “a special emphasis was placed on the Cyprus issue, which is key in Greek-Turkish relations, while they confirmed the convergence points promoted by the Foreign ministers of both countries during the recent visit of [Government Vice-President and Foreign Minister] Evangelos Venizelos to Ankara.”

The same source said that both sides discussed the delimitation of the sea zones in the Aegean and East Mediterranean.

A source at the prime minister’s office said that the meeting between Samaras and Davutoglu was positive, and expressed optimism over the further convergence of opinions between the two countries.

Davutoglu is in Athens on a two-day visit ending Saturday, on the occasion of the Greece-Turkey High-Level Cooperation Council meeting in Athens.