Turkish, Greek PMs discuss jet fighter crash

Turkish, Greek PMs discuss jet fighter crash

ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish, Greek PMs discuss jet fighter crash

Turkey’s prime minister conveyed his condolences to his Greek counterpart on April 12 over the death of a fighter pilot when the Greek jet crashed into the Aegean Sea.

Greek fighter jet comes down in deadly crash in Aegean
Greek fighter jet comes down in deadly crash in Aegean

According to a Prime Ministry statement, Turkey’s Binali Yıldırım spoke with Alexis Tsipras on the phone about the accident and bilateral relations.

Yıldırım expressed his condolences over the Greek jet fighter crash on behalf of himself and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said the ministry.

The duo agreed to keep communication channels open to discuss current issues properly in the coming days. Yıldırım and Tsipras also agreed to maintain close dialogue and focus on a positive agenda for Turkish-Greek relations.

Furthermore, Yıldırım and Tsipras vowed to approach issues in a constructive matter.

Earlier on April 12, Greece’s Defense Ministry said a Mirage 2000-5 aircraft went down northeast of Skyros Island around 12:15 p.m. local time, killing the pilot.

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