Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is going to Nicosia today to meet with President Nikos Anastasiadis and hold talks with his counterpart Nikos Christodoulidis to coordinate actions ahead of both the summit and the Foreign Affairs Council to be convened on Monday 7 / 12 in Brussels.

Athens remains steadfast in its position that Turkey should show in practice that it really wants to lead to a constructive dialogue based on international law.

Turkey’s geopolitical developments and destabilizing, illegal and provocative actions in the eastern Mediterranean were the focus of talks in Cairo between National Defense Minister Nikos Panayotopoulos and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his Egyptian counterpart.

At the same time, State Department invites Ankara to change its attitude in the eastern Mediterranean and in a series of issues that affect the US-Turkish relations.

Asked to comment  on informations regarding Mike Pompe’os  tough statements against Turkey, a representative of the State Department noted  that Washington’s views on Turkey’s regional actions have not changed.