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Turkey and Greece maintain post-disaster diplomacy after train crash

As Ankara condoles Athens over the fatal train crash, Turks praise the Greek transport minister's resignation and lament at Turkish government officials for not taking responsibility over quake failures.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (R) visits the area of a crushed wagon.

ANKARA — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to his Greek counterpart, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday after the deadly train crash in Greece.

According to the Turkish Presidency, Erdogan — in his message to Sakellaropoulou and Mitsotakis — said he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of lives and wished a speedy recovery to those injured in the collision.

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