Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is due in Athens on Friday to attend the 3rd Turkey Greece High-Level Cooperation Council. Davutoglu will co-chair the Council meeting along with his Greek counterpart Antonis Samaras.
Davutoglu is due to leave Istanbul around 1.30pm accompanied by seven ministers. It will be his first visit to Greece as prime minister. He and Samaras are expected to discuss Cyprus, energy, island, minorities and regional issues. In the evening he will participate in a Greek-Turkish business forum and will address entrepreneurs.
The meeting of the High Level Cooperation Council will be held on Saturday, followed by a joint press conference.
The first Supreme Council of Cooperation between Greece and Turkey was held in May 2010 when Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was prime minister. Over 22 agreements were signed during the visit. The second took place in March 2013 in Istanbul where 25 agreements were signed.