Tsipras to Raise the Issue of Greek Soldiers in Meeting with Erdogan

FILE - Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, stands as he listens to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, during a joint news conference at Maximos Mansion in Athens,Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will raise the issue of the Greek soldiers that are illegally detained in the prisons of Adrianople during the NATO summit and the bilateral meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

The meeting between Tsipras and Erdogan has been scheduled for Thursday, at 14.30, on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels.

Wednesday, July 11
14:30 Summit focusing on developments within the Alliance and burden-sharing.
19:30 Working dinner
Thursday, July 12
08:45 Meeting of NATO countries at heads of state and government level with their counterparts in Georgia and Ukraine focusing on security, defence reform and cooperation issues.
10:30 Summit on Afghanistan
14:30 Bilateral meeting of the Prime Minister with the President of the Republic of Turkey.