The Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Greece exchanged bitter words during a joint press conference on improving bilateral relations.
According to the a news agency, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias were holding a joint press conference to end months of tensions and improve bilateral relations. Later it turned into bitter rhetorical and confrontational.
The bitterness began when the Greek Foreign Minister criticized the Turkish Foreign Minister, accusing him that sanctions would be imposed in return for violating Greece’s sovereignty, which the Turkish Foreign Minister could not remain silent. Had to fight among themselves.
Greece’s foreign minister has accused the Turkish air force of violating Greek airspace and Turkey of systematically spreading fake news about Greece.
On the occasion, the Turkish Foreign Minister said that these allegations are absolutely unacceptable, the Greek Foreign Minister is exploiting this meeting for his own domestic purposes.
It should be noted that there are sharp differences between Turkey and Greece regarding the discovery of energy reserves in the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean and there has been a lot of tension between the two countries due to this dispute.