Turkey, Greece to meet again over Aegean problems
DHA PhotoTurkish and Greek diplomats will continue to discuss finding ways to resolve the decades-old problem of the official border between the two countries in the Aegean Sea.
A Sept. 12 statement from the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced that the 58th round of “exploratory contacts” between the two countries would be hosted in Thessaloniki on Sept. 13.
Talks began in the early 2000s to end the dispute between Athens and Ankara over territorial waters, the continental shelf and airspace over the Aegean Sea.
Turkey and Greece have improved their political and economic relations in recent years, but have not to found a formula to end the Aegean problem. The two countries even came to the brink of war in the mid-1990s over a disputed islet.