Panagiotopoulos: The US is key strategic partner of Greece

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos.

"The United States of America is and will be a key strategic partner of Greece," Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said on Saturday in an interview with Ta Nea newspaper.

"The mutual defense cooperation agreement reflects exactly this relationship, which has been constantly upgraded over the last years," the defence minister added.

He noted on Saturday that "in a few days Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Washington to sign the revised agreement, while at the same time the strategic dialogue between the two sides will take place."

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