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Place : Cyprus
Geo Path : Cyprus
lat : 35.171   lon : 33.369

Place : Athens
Geo Path : Athens,Attikis,Attiki,Grece
lat : 37.944   lon : 23.6529

Place : Ankara
Geo Path : Ankara,Turkey
lat : 39.8052688321813   lon : 32.5888115895794

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "Who left the table? Southern Cyprus did... We want the issue to reach a fair and lasting solution but that is not southern Cyprus' concern" External link

dw-enThursday, December 7, 2017 10:04:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras told: “My stance on the issue has always been clear. Coup plotters are not welcome in Greece. We are continuing our cooperation with Turkey in terms of security and judiciary,” External link

hurriyetdailynewsThursday, December 7, 2017 4:36:00 AM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said: "the exclusive and non-negotiable foundation on which the honest cooperation of the two countries can be built" "Comments regarding its revision do not contribute to the climate we are trying to build in our relations and in the region" External link

WashingtonPostThursday, December 7, 2017 12:50:00 PM CET

Thanos Dokos told: "There is a systematic dialogue between the two countries, which hasn't solved any of the problems, but there are channels of communication and frequent contact," External link

aljazeera-enThursday, December 7, 2017 1:55:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: "I invite you to open a new chapter in Greek-Turkish relations," "If you do not accept, it will work against our peoples... and EU-Turkish relations" External link

yahoo-auThursday, December 7, 2017 6:02:00 PM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos added: “What we anticipate is a substantive upgrade of our relationship with Turkey ... We expect very constructive talks,” External link

hurriyetdailynewsThursday, December 7, 2017 4:36:00 AM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “You can’t find such treatment of my Greek citizens in Turkey,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Konstantinos Filis said: "Just as he has closed the border for human traffickers, he is now apparently calling for Greece to close its borders to Turkish citizens that have continued to flee to Greece and apply for asylum there in the wake of the ," External link

deutschewelle-enThursday, December 7, 2017 6:51:00 PM CET

Konstantinos Filis said: "Talks will address a new train line from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, as well as a ferry connection between Izmir and Thessaloniki," External link

deutschewelle-enThursday, December 7, 2017 6:51:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras told: "There have always been differences between our countries and the positions of each country are well known," External link

belfasttelegraphThursday, December 7, 2017 1:51:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "They (Greeks) should rest assured that the negative relations between Greece and Turkey are part of history," External link

cyprus-mailThursday, December 7, 2017 9:05:00 AM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan told: "This is a treaty that encompasses the entire region and just because of that, I think during the course of time, all treaties need a revision, and Lausanne in the face of the recent developments needs make up, a revision if you will," External link

cyprus-mailThursday, December 7, 2017 9:05:00 AM CET

Prokopis Pavlopoulos said: "The Treaty of Lausanne defines the territory and the sovereignty of Greece and of the European Union and this treaty is for us non-negotiable. It has no flaws, it does not need to be reviewed, or to be updated," External link

noviniteThursday, December 7, 2017 5:06:00 PM CET

Wolfango Piccoli said (about Recep Tayyip Erdogan): “Erdogan is the first Turkish president to visit Athens since 1952. He is now doing his best to make sure that the next visit will not take place in the next 150 years,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “If it wasn’t for us, you wouldn’t have been able to (rejoin),” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Nikolaos Stelyas told: "it is in the interest of both parties that Greece and Turkey find common cause," External link

deutschewelle-enThursday, December 7, 2017 6:51:00 PM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said: "The Greek government and the Prime Minister hope the visit is an opportunity to build bridges, not walls," External link

pulseThursday, December 7, 2017 3:06:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "Terrorists, when they are detained in Greece, they should be extradited to Turkey," External link

dw-enThursday, December 7, 2017 10:04:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: "We should focus on common ground rather than disputes between us," External link

upiThursday, December 7, 2017 8:45:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: “The truth, is I‘m a little confused regarding if what he is putting on the table is to modernize, to update, to comply with the Lausanne Treaty,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “They can’t accept the word ‘Turk’ being written outside a school,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said: “the exclusive and non-negotiable foundation on which the honest cooperation of the two countries can be built,” External link

kiro7Thursday, December 7, 2017 2:48:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “How can we say Lausanne is in effect? Lausanne is not in effect. We need to prove Lausanne’s applicability by doing this,” External link

hurriyetdailynewsThursday, December 7, 2017 4:41:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan told: “We, as Turkey, don’t have an eye on the territorial integrity of any neighboring country,” External link

hurriyetdailynewsThursday, December 7, 2017 4:41:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "Protecting the rights of our fellow ethnic (Turks) is a top priority for us," External link

dw-enThursday, December 7, 2017 10:04:00 PM CET

Prokopis Pavlopoulos said: “It is clear that to achieve our goals and to make this visit a historic one ... this requires the full respect of international law,” External link

WashingtonPostThursday, December 7, 2017 12:50:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “The necessary support is not being provided to them in terms of investments ... and there is discrimination going on,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 3:18:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan told: “We allowed your re-entry to NATO,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 6:19:00 PM CET

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: “We can live side by side,” External link

firstpostThursday, December 7, 2017 10:39:00 PM CET

Jean Marcou said: "While over the last decades economic cooperation and commercial and tourist ties between the two countries have been very active, their relations still get stuck on the same differences," External link

yahoo-auThursday, December 7, 2017 4:37:00 AM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: “I believe that the first visit by a Turkish president after decades will offer an important opportunity to take bold steps toward the future,” External link

hurriyetdailynewsThursday, December 7, 2017 4:36:00 AM CET

Prokopis Pavlopoulos said: “This is the bedrock of our friendship,” External link

channelnewsasiaThursday, December 7, 2017 3:18:00 PM CET

Tevfik Bilgen told: “Turkish investments [in Greece] would increase with the reduction or removal of [bureaucratic] obstacles,” External link

greekreporterThursday, December 7, 2017 9:28:00 AM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: "It is very important to strengthen our channels of communication, and this can only happen on the basis of mutual respect," External link

brownsvilleheraldThursday, December 7, 2017 9:18:00 PM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said: "The interview today with Erdogan raises serious worries and questions," External link

yahoo-auThursday, December 7, 2017 4:37:00 AM CET

Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said (about Alexis Tsipras): “The Greek government and the prime minister [Alexis Tsipras] wish that the visit provides an opportunity to build bridges, not walls,” “Respect for the Treaty of Lausanne is the exclusive and non-negotiable founding stone on which honest cooperation between the two countries can be built,” External link

kathimerini-enThursday, December 7, 2017 10:47:00 AM CET

Prokopis Pavlopoulos told: “Many things have changed in 94 years. If we review these, I believe that all the sides will agree that so many things have to (change.)” External link

kiro7Thursday, December 7, 2017 2:48:00 PM CET

Alexis Tsipras said: "The increasing violations of Greek airspace in the Aegean and particularly the simulated dogfights in the Aegean pose a threat to our relations, and particularly a threat to our pilots," External link

brownsvilleheraldThursday, December 7, 2017 9:18:00 PM CET

Hubert Faustmann said: “The visit comes at an especially delicate time, diplomatically, given mounting criticism of his crackdown on perceived and real participants in the coup and other domestic opponents,” External link

guardianThursday, December 7, 2017 5:00:00 PM CET

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  • Leaders of Turkey, Greece air grievances at tense conference
  • Erdogan, Tsipras squabble on 'historic' visit Turkey and Greece's leaders have publicly aired their grievances at an unusually candid press conference. The two NATO members are divided over a series of issues — some decades-old, others much more recent.
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