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Defense Minister calls on Turkish counterpart to avoid tensions

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Ankara should refrain from activities that fuel tensions in the region, Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos told Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar in a meeting on the sidelines of a NATO meeting in Brussels on Wednesday.

Panagiotopoulos also noted the need to keep channels of communication between Athens and Ankara open, according to sources cited by state-run news agency ANA-MPA.