After local elections in Turkey, Athens hopes recent tension with Ankara will ease

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, Tsipras, Turkey
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Greece is hoping that the end of the campaigning linked to the local elections held in Turkey last weekend could lead to a de-escalation of recent tension between the two countries.

But there are elements in Turkey’s current political and economic situation that do not leave any room for high expectations that this will actually be the case.

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