Turkish FM congratulates Greece’s new foreign, defense ministers
Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. REUTERS PhotoForeign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called the new Greek foreign and defense ministers to congratulate them on their new posts, diplomatic sources have said.
In a recent Cabinet reshuffle, Evangelos Venizelos, the leader of the Socialist Pasok party, was named deputy prime minister and foreign minister; while Dimitris Avramopoulos, a former foreign minister, was appointed defense minister.
During his telephone conversations with both ministers, Davutoğlu stated he would be happy to develop collaboration between the two countries and to work together, the same diplomatic sources told Anadolu Agency on June 28.