Turkey and Greece agree to improve cooperation

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Greek counterpart, Lucas Papademos, agreed this week on the importance of pursuing cooperation between Turkey and Greece. Speaking on the phone on Thursday, the leaders discussed the two neighbor’s mutual economic and defense concerns with a focus on recent developments in the eastern Mediterranean.

Papademos was recently named head of Greece’s ruling coalition government after the resignation of George Papandreou.

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