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Turkish President Erdogan says to meet Greek PM in New York

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Turkish President Erdogan says to meet Greek PM in New York
Turkish President Erdogan says to meet Greek PM in New York   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">ANKARA</span> – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he would meet Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly next week in New York.</p> <p>The <span class="caps">NATO</span> members and regional rivals have been at odds over a host of maritime issues in the Mediterranean and migration. Mitsotakis said on Friday that Turkey was an important partner in tackling any new migration challenge to Europe and needed support.</p> <p>Speaking at a news conference before departing for New York, Erdogan said Turkey, which hosts some 4 million refugees – most of whom are Syrians – was “suffering the biggest burden and the heaviest downsides” of migration, adding that Turkey would take the necessary steps if its counterparts did not. </p> <p/> </div>