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Turkey, Greece take strides in Ankara meeting as aid diplomacy continues

A meeting of senior Turkish and Greek diplomats in Ankara is the latest diplomatic contact spurred by post-disaster diplomacy, and the fourth meeting of the “Positive Agenda” initiative.

ANKARA — Aegean frenemies Turkey and Greece seem determined to ride the momentum of post-disaster diplomacy as the deputy foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey met in Ankara Wednesday to discuss ways to improve cooperation in bilateral ties. 

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said Burak Akcapar and his Greek counterpart Konstantinos Fragkogiannis discussed ways to improve ties on some 25 files including energy, trade and societal relations, and further cooperation. The discussion were in Ankara, at the fourth meeting of the “Positive Agenda” initiative.

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