Greek Prime Minister accuses Turkey of playing a ‘double game’ in Ukraine

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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday accused Turkey of playing a double game during Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Mitsotakis made his comments during a visit to Vilnius in Lithuania and after a meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart Ingrid Simonyte.

“Turkey thinks it doesn’t need to choose a side as if there is no right or wrong. It seems to be okay for Turkey to be providing arms for Ukraine while accommodating Russia’s economic interests,” Mitsotakis said at a joint press conference after the meeting.

The two Prime Ministers condemned Russia’s attacks on civilians and critical infrastructure, and pledged to continue to support Ukraine.

“We continue to fully support Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity,” Mitsotakis said.

“We will stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes, and we shall continue to provide not just political aid but also financial, military, and humanitarian support to Ukrainian people.”

From there, Mitsotakis slammed Turkey for undermining stability and security in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

“Greece always keeps a window open to dialogue, while keeping the door shut to provocations and threats to its territorial integrity,” he said.

READ MORE: Greek PM and US Secretary of State discuss latest developments in Ukraine and the East Med.

Source: Ekathimerini.

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