Greek leaders react cautiously to Erdogan victory

18 April 2017
126 Views

Greek political party leaders have reacted cautiously after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in a referendum on Sunday on granting him sweeping new powers.

SYRIZA MEP and Vice President of European Parliament Dimitris Papadimoulis said the referendum showed just how divided Turkey is and described the result as a disputed victory by Erdogan.

New Democracy Spokesman Giorgos Koumountsakos urged Turkey to handle the result wisely and said that Greece seeks friendly relations with the neighboring country.

Speaking on behalf of the Democratic Alignment, Andreas Loverdos expressed concern over the future of EU-Turkish relations, while To Potami urged the Turkish leader, in a statement, to pursue peace and stability and not to slide to autocratic forms of government.

You may be interested

Fishermen catch 300kg shark!
GREECE
shares66 views
GREECE
shares66 views

Fishermen catch 300kg shark!

makis - Jul 27, 2017

The customers of a local fishmonger in the city of Agrinio in central Greece could not believe their eyes when…

Mitsotakis: “Tsipras’s arrogance and opportunism cost Greeks dearly”
POLITICS
shares74 views
POLITICS
shares74 views

Mitsotakis: “Tsipras’s arrogance and opportunism cost Greeks dearly”

makis - Jul 27, 2017

The President of major Greek opposition party New Democracy (ND), Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Greek PM Alexis Tsipras of being an…

Written statement by the President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiades on Cyprus Problem
GREECE
shares60 views
GREECE
shares60 views

Written statement by the President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiades on Cyprus Problem

makis - Jul 27, 2017

In response to an appeal by the UN Secretary General, whose constructive approach I deeply appreciate, and out of respect…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.