Turkish and Greek Defense Ministries decide to set up 'hotline'

Turkish Minister of National Defense Ismet Yilmaz came together with his Greek counterpart Panos Panayotopulos at a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers in Brussels on Wednesday.

Turkish and Greek Defense Ministries decide to set up 'hotline'

World Bulletin / News Desk 

In the scope of reaching each other immediately during extraordinary situations between the defense ministries of Turkey and Greece, it has been decided to set up a "hotline".

Turkish Minister of National Defense Ismet Yilmaz came together with his Greek counterpart Panos Panayotopulos at a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers in Brussels on Wednesday.

Panayotopulos stated that he held talks with his Turkish counterpart and stated that they decided to tell each other in which parts they agree and do not agree. "In the scope of contacting each other directly, finding solutions to misunderstandings, easing the nontrivial and blocking the dramatic situations which both countries' peoples may face, we decided to set up a direct telephone line between our two ministries."

Panayotopulos stressed that the aim of the Samaras government is to maintain good relations with all neighbouring countries, live in peace together and cooperate, and he said that in order to achieve them other countries and especially neighbouring country, Turkey, has to be respectful to Greece's right of independence in all fields.

 

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Ekim 2012, 18:01
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