Greek military chief meets with US ambassador on Wed.
Greece’s chief of the national defense general staff, Adm. Evangelos Apostolakis, on Wednesday received US ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, amid a recent spike in tensions in the eastern Mediterranean due to Turkish aggressiveness on the high seas.
Ankara has sent warships over the past month to block exploratory drilling in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), while Turkish authorities continue to hold two Greek military servicemen, who allegedly strayed into Turkish territory exactly a week ago, with judicial foot-dragging keeping the two men in a cell in the Turkish border city of Edirne.
According to related reports, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos also held successive meetings this week with former military commanders, with the focus being directly on continuing Turkish provocations in the eastern Aegean.
You may be interested
Lotto results: Wednesday 20 June 2018Panos - Jun 20, 2018
The winning numbers from the Lotto draw on Wednesday 20 June are as follows:
Mykonos! The island where some bread slices cost 28 euros!makis - Jun 20, 2018
A Spanish bakery claims to sell the world’s most expensive bread in the world at €106 a loaf. OK, that…
Panathinaikos FC agree to terms with coach George Donismakis - Jun 20, 2018
Manager George Donis will be at the helm of Panathinaikos FC, after the two parties agreed on terms on Wednesday.…