Erdogan: The President of Turkey arrived in Athens half an hour earlier (BINTEO)

The contacts program - Draconian security measures in Greece

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Earlier than originally scheduled, the plane carrying the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens for the Supreme Cooperation Council and the contacts he will have with the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, landed at the "Eleftherios Venizelos" airport.

When the door of the Turkish presidential plane opened, the ministers of the Erdogan government who will participate in the bilateral contacts and the Supreme Cooperation Council came out, while at 10:29 the Turkish president disembarked.

Erdogan's arrival in Athens

Mr. Erdogan was welcomed in Greece, as had been announced, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Gerapetritis, who had a short dialogue with the Turkish president.

At the "Eleftherios Venizelos" airport, everything was ready early on for the arrival of the three planes carrying the Turkish president and his entourage with draconian security measures as provided for such cases.

Immediately after his arrival in Greece, Mr. Erdogan will head to the Presidential Palace, where he will meet Katerina Sakellaropoulou, while the ministers who accompany him will be divided into the buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Armed Forces Officers' Club on Rigillis Street for their meetings. with their Greek counterparts.

According to the original schedule - as it is not known whether it will be affected by Erdogan's earlier arrival in Athens - at 12:15 the Turkish president with his entourage will pass the door of the Maximos Palace for his personal meeting with Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Greek delegation. At approximately 13:00 p.m., according to the schedule, the joint statements of the leaders of Greece and Turkey will take place without questions.

After 13:30 p.m., the lunch is scheduled at the Maximos Palace, which will also be the plenary session of the Supreme Cooperation Council, while by 17:00 p.m. Mr. Erdogan is expected to have left Athens.

Traffic regulations

The above traffic regulations will be carried out gradually and depending on the traffic conditions presented, indicatively, in sections of the following road axes:

•L. Katehaki,
•L. Mediterranean,
•L. Vas. Sophias,
•L. Kifissia,
•L. Vas. Konstantinou,
•L. Vas. Amalias,
•L. Alexandra,
•University and

Furthermore, following an order from EL.AS, the Syntagma Metro station will be closed from 11:00 to 18:00 and trains will pass through this station without stopping.

The ban applies to the following areas:

1. In the area enclosed by the streets/Avenues: Alexandras - left Kifisias - right Katehaki - continuation Panagiotis Kanellopoulos - right Kokkinopoulos - continuation Ganogiannis - continuation Georgios Papandreou - continuation Ulof Palme - continuation Ymittos - continuation Ilia Iliou - right Vouliagmenis - left Vourvachi - continuation of Hatzichristou - continuation of Robert Galis - continuation of Apostolos Pavlos - left of Heraklides - continuation of Persephone - right of Piraeus - continuation of P. Tsaldari - left pl. Omonia - left of Panepistium - left 28th of October (Patesion) - right Alexandras.

2. In the section of Attica Road from Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos" to the intersection of Regional Ymitto with Katehaki Street, in the section of Katehaki Street from the exit of Regional Ymitto to its junction with Kokkinopoulou Street, in the entire length of Panagiotis Kanellopoulos St., up to a radius of one hundred meters, on both sides of the aforementioned road sections (Attiki Odos to Panagiotis Kanellopoulos St.), as well as on the bridges, uneven junctions, crossings that exist along them and 3 In the area of ​​Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos".