Mitsotakis: 'I am sending a message not only to SYRIZA, but also to Erdogan'
Stating that the Turkish Consulate General had received a report from the National Intelligence Organization regarding the extent of its intervention in Thrace, Miçotakis said, “I informed Mr. Tsipras about the Turkish Consulate General's intervention in Rhodope regarding certain candidates.” said. Mitsotakis noted that the information in question was made while he was still prime minister.
“The danger is the election of two deputies as defenders of the 'Turkish minority'. Regardless of whether the Rhodope province is pink, blue, green or yellow, I will implement our policy regarding the minority.” Mitsotakis said that if he wins the elections, he will raise the issue with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom he will discuss in Vilnius. Mitsotakis said, “I don't just send messages to SYRIZA. I am sending a message not only to SYRIZA but also to Mr. Erdogan that we will not accept outside interference in minority affairs.” used the phrases.