Greece and Turkey close in on migration deal, reports the Greek media

Greece and Turkey close in on migration deal, reports the Greek media
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After PM Mitsotakis and President Erdogan meet, both nations signal cooperation.

Following a recent bilateral meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sources within the Greek government have indicated progress toward an agreement on migration, according to a report in the Greek daily Efimerida ton Sintakton.

This impending agreement will address the reduction of migration flows between the two nations and promote a more pragmatic approach to dealing with the issue together.

Inside sources have also highlighted the upcoming meeting of the High Cooperation Council, scheduled for December 7 in Thessaloniki. This meeting is critical to finalizing and signing agreements on the matter.

Following the discussion between Mitsotakis and Erdogan, an official statement from Greek Prime Minister's office statedthat both leaders recognized the migration issue as a common challenge and committed to working together to address it.

In line with this, the Turkish Presidency issued a statement emphasizing the mutual understanding between the two nations, recognizing migration as a challenge facing both countries and expressing a joint commitment to address the issue.