Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has caught COVID-19 one day after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Istanbul.
“In the daily rapid test that I did today in the office, I tested positive for Covid-19. Consequently I will be se self-isolating in my home and work from there,” the prime minister announced on Instagram.
“Triple vaccination provides the best possible protection against serious disease. I’m sure everything will go well and I will be back in the office very soon,” he said.
The Greek Prime Minister had attended the informal European Council summit in Versailles at the end of last week, and then had lunch with Erdoğan in Istanbul on Sunday.
He also met Sunday with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church.