President and AKP President Recep Tayyip ErdoganPrime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson made a phone call to him. Erdogan stressed that Turkey continues to take a constructive position in the eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, as well as in Cyprus, despite defending Greece’s insulting actions and its decision to continue illegal relations and consultative talks.
According to a statement made by the Presidency; The meeting discussed steps in many areas, including trade, tourism, defense, agriculture, services, investment and the fight against the coronavirus, especially in improving Turkey-UK relations and regional issues. At the meeting, President Erdogan said that they were ready to host the Turkish-British Sweetheart Forum in the second half of this year due to the epidemic, and expressed confidence that tourism would start smoothly and safely in April. Stressing that the signing of the Free Trade Agreement on December 29, 2020 is a new turning point in relations between the two countries, President Erdogan said that the steps to be taken in this context will facilitate the achievement of the goal of bilateral trade. $ 20 billion.
Expressing satisfaction with Britain’s latest efforts in the Cyprus issue, Erdogan said the two-state solution would create a win-win situation not only for the two sides on the island, but also for everyone in terms of new regional cooperation opportunities.
Erdogan stressed that despite provocative actions and rhetoric, Turkey continues to demonstrate a constructive stance in both Cyprus and Greece, as in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.