Greek PM discusses Turkey stance in phone call with Putin, gov't says

TAGS: Diplomacy, Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke on the telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin from Brussels, where he is attending a European Union summit, the government said on Thursday.

According to an announcement, Tsipras congratulated Putin on his re-election and the two leaders also discussed developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly Turkey’s recent shift towards a more aggressive stance.

The two leaders also reportedly talked about relations between Moscow and Brussels, as well as bilateral ties between their countries.