Erdogan made the announcement on Friday. The plan is for it to be functional by 2023, the centenary of the Turkish Republic.
Alexandros Diakopoulos said his comments — which he had later retracted — had “caused confusion and created a problem” for Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Torrential rains and floods swept the Greek island of Evia, killing seven, damaging dozens of houses and blocking roads.
The migrants were believed to have recently entered the country when the crash happened, according to police.
Members of the public have the chance to scuba dive to the wreck of an ancient ship that sank in the 5th century BC.
DISARM is the fire-modelling system giving southern European nations a fighting chance against blazes like the one that caused the Mati tragedy in Greece two years ago.
The 480 BC Battle of Salamis is seen by many historians as a turning point in history that allowed ancient Greece to flourish.