Greek Foreign Minister holds first phone call with US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken


Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, held his first phone call with US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, earlier on Monday.

The US Department of State issued a statement after the phone call, saying the two officials stressed their commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations between Greece and the US, through the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue and the 3+1 process with Cyprus and Israel.

Ways of further enhancing the strategic cooperation between both countries was also discussed, with an emphasis on defence, energy diversification and stability in the broader Eastern Mediterranean region.

Dendias also spoke about developments in the broader region, including Libya, Syria and the Eastern Mediterranean, with the Secretary voicing his support for ongoing explanatory talks between Greece and Turkey.

Secretary Blinken concluded the call by congratulating Greece on the occasion of their Greece Bicentennial celebrations this year.




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