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Turkey and Greece will restart talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean. The announcement came hours after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu invited Greece to resume talks to resolve the disagreement and also called for a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. Cavusoglu’s invitation follows a decision by Ankara, which is facing European Union sanctions, to turn a new page in its troubled relations with EU states. “Today … we want to extend an open…