Greece rules out negotiation until Turkey withdraws ships from its waters

(VOVWORLD) - Greece Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, told reporters, following his meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on September 4 that Greece is not negotiating with Turkey. 

Greece has clearly stated that there can be negotiations with Turkey as soon as the Turkish vessels withdraw from the Greek continental shelf. The Minister said that the UN Chief gave him the opportunity to explain what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean, how Turkey’s violations of international legality are creating problems for stability and peace in the region. Both also talked about the Greek-Egyptian agreement, a copy of which was handed to the UN Secretary General.

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