Greece, Turkey conclude fourth round of Positive Agenda meetings


Greece and Turkey on Wednesday issued a joint statement regarding the fourth round of meetings on the Positive Agenda between both countries, has reported.

The meetings came as Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Konstantinos Fragogiannis, and his Turkish counterpart, Ambassador Burak Akcapar, also met in Ankara, Turkey.

In a statement, Greece’s Foreign Ministry said that during the meeting, a detailed update was given about the progress achieved on the 25 topics of the Positive Agenda list.

Topics included things such as cooperation and enhancement in the fields of entrepreneurship, tourism, energy, transports and telecommunications, maritime affairs, ICT, education, social security, health, and environment.

“It was noted that many items have been successfully concluded,” the Greek Ministry said in its statement.

According to the Ministry, the meeting set the framework for the finalisation of the relevant agreements that could be signed during the next high-level meeting.

“In view of the significant progress made in this active and ongoing process, the two sides have agreed to explore additional items of cooperation in the context of the Positive Agenda,” it said.





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