Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu phoned Greek foreign minister Nikos Dendias.
According to reports, the telephone contact was initiated by Cavusoglu, as Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is in Istanbul and will meet with the Patriarch in Fanari.
According to information from the Greek Foreign Ministry, Mr. Cavusoglu as a host telephoned Mr. Dendias to welcome him to Turkey, as well as to wish him holidays.
At the same time, Turkish news agency Anadolu quoted diplomatic sources as saying that the telephone communication was initiated by the Greek Foreign Ministry.
As it became known yesterday from the Greek Foreign Ministry, "Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will pay a private visit to Constantinople, where he will attend the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy on Christmas, December 25, at the Patriarchal Church of Saint George.
Afterwards, Dendias will be received at the Ecumenical Patriarchate by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Bartholomew. "