Panagiotopoulos on Turkish delinquency: We take the necessary steps to deal with any threat

Nikos Panagiotopoulos.

The Defence Ministry has a firm policy of immediate intervention at an operational level, as well as participation in international organizations in order to strengthen national positions and denounce Turkish delinquency.

This was emphasised by Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos when answering a question submitted by Hellenic Solution MP Antonios Mylonakis to the Parliament.

Regarding the level of reaction from Greece, the minister said “in matters of iillegal Turkish NAVTEX announcements, they are dealt with in coordination with the General Staff and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.”

National Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos.
National Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos.

Panagiotopoulos added:

“The Armed Forces, according to the national military strategy, carry out all the necessary security and surveillance actions of national land, sea and air space, contributing to the timely response to any form of threat against the national interests.”

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