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Greek, Turkish Leaders to Meet in Istanbul on March 13

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2021.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2021.

Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Getty Images

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Istanbul on March 13.

Tensions between the two countries increased to unusually high levels during the summer of 2020 with both sides claiming exclusive economic zone rights in the same parts of the eastern Mediterranean.