Türkiye and Greece Enhance Cooperation in Several Fields

​​President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the accompanying delegation paid an official visit to Greece on December 7 as part of the 5th Türkiye-Greece High Level Cooperation Council Meeting. 

Welcomed with a ceremony by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President Erdoğan expressed his pleasure at returning to Athens after six years, saying, “I believe the 5th meeting of the Türkiye-Greece High-Level Cooperation Council will result in a new and stronger era of collaboration between our countries." 

During a joint press conference with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, President Erdoğan stated, “We want to turn the Aegean into a sea of peace and cooperation. We hope that the collaborative steps taken by Türkiye and Greece will set an example for the world." 

“We are also pleased to see the concrete results of the work under the Joint Action Plan established in 2021. During our meeting, the Prime Minister and I agreed to boost our trade volume from around USD 5 billion to USD 10 billion. We pointed out the importance of transportation projects such as the construction of a second bridge at the Ipsala-Kipi Border Crossing," President Erdoğan added. 

During the visit, seven memorandums of understanding (MoU) and seven declarations were signed covering a wide range of areas to enhance cooperation between the two countries, including energy, infrastructure, and health sectors, as well as sport. 

​​An MoU was inked between Enterprise Greece (EG) and the Investment Office in a bid to increase bilateral investments between the two countries and enhance direct communication between the Turkish and Greek business communities.​

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