Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim visited the Komotini Mosque on Monday addressing the Muslim population of the area as being Turks.

The Turkish PM visited Thrace after he had official meetings with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens.

Yildirim was welcomed enthusiastically by crowds of Muslims and spent about 20 minutes inside the mosque. He then visited the Turkish Consulate before leaving for the Iftar meal at Lykeio village at 10 pm.

Addressing the crowd of Thrace Muslims, Yildirim conveyed his greetings from Recep Tayyip Erdogan and spoke about the talks he had in Athens with the Greek officials:

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