President Erdoğan holds video conference with German Chancellor Merkel

President Erdoğan holds video conference with German Chancellor Merkel

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a video conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

During the video conference in which Turkish-German relations and regional developments were discussed, President Erdoğan stated that disagreements could be resolved by negotiation and reconciliation as long as there was a constructive and equitable approach to the Eastern Mediterranean.

Indicating that European states should be fair and consistent regarding the Eastern Mediterranean issue, President Erdoğan stressed that they were determined about the rights of Turkey till the end and they would continue to pursue an active policy. 

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Head of National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, Director of Communications Fahrettin Altun, Presidential Spokesman İbrahim Kalın and Chief of Cabinet to the President Hasan Doğan also attended the meeting.