Turkey's FM meets Greek Droutsas in family gathering

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met Greek Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas in Greek island of Rhodes on Friday.

Turkey's FM meets Greek Droutsas in family gathering

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met Greek Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas in Greek island of Rhodes on Friday.

Davutoglu said he was in Rhodes with his family for a meeting.

"I phoned my friend Dimitris Droutsas and asked him to meet in Rhodes if possible. He showed great courtesy and accepted my proposal. He not only accepted but also welcomed me with Greek Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis," Davutoglu said.

Davutoglu said it was a meeting of families, adding, "we have shared the same geography and history. We have firm friendship and neighborly relations. Today, our abrupt gathering here shows how our friendship improved."

Davutoglu is expected to depart from Rhodes island later in the day.


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