Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the two earthquakes that occurred in Kahramanmaraş in Turkey could be an opportunity to redefine relations between Turkey and Greece.
Speaking to Greek state television ERT, Mitsotakis said, Turkey–Greece Comment on their relationship.
Mitsotakis drew attention to the magnitude of the earthquakes that struck Turkey and said: “It was our humanitarian responsibility to stand by the people of Turkey and Syria. We were among those who sent first aid to rescue people from the wreckage.” He said.
Pointing out that Greece’s support for Turkey is a humanitarian act, Mitsotakis indicated that such support has no foreign policy purposes.
MitsotakisStressing that there is no separation between the Turkish people and the Greek people, he said, “We are neighboring countries, we must learn to solve our problems peacefully.” He said.
The Greek Prime Minister continued:
“Under certain circumstances, this earthquake could be an opportunity for Greece and Turkey to redefine their relations, amid the unspeakable devastation it has caused.”
Mikotakis stated that there was psychological sympathy between the two peoples and said, “It is our duty to evaluate this, it is my personal religion.” He said.
Mitsotakis stated that he was among the first to raise the need to provide effective support to Turkey at the European level after this great natural disaster, and that Greece wants to play an active role, adding that Greece is ready to do everything possible to support Turkey.
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