PM Tsipras to meet Turkish president Erdogan on Tuesday

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York.

The meeting is scheduled for 11:30 (18:30 Athens time). According to government sources, discussions will focus on bilateral relations, the situation in the Aegean, the Cyprus problem, the EU-Turkey agreement and Euro-Turkish relations, as well as developments in the wider region.

The Prime Minister will then attend a lunch held by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the heads of delegations at 13:15 (20:15 Athens time). At 17:00 (00:00 Greek time) he will address Concordia.