Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos on Friday discussed defense and security.

Akar and Panagiotopoulos also exchanged views on the Aegean Sea, Cyprus and developments in Eastern Mediterranean.

Akar emphasized that the problems between Ankara and Athens will be solved within the framework of good neighborly relations and international law.

The meeting came on the sidelines of the second day of NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels.