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Greece May Transfer Patriot PAC 3 Air Defense System to Ukraine

Greek Consideration of Patriot Missile Transfer to Ukraine Sparks Debate and Security Concerns

Greece is contemplating transferring one of its Patriot PAC-3 air defense systems to Ukraine, despite the complex relationship between Greece and Türkiye. This proposal, as reported by Pronews on April 22, 2024, is seen as a potential move to bolster Ukraine’s security against regional threats, particularly from Türkiye. However, the exact nature of the guarantees offered by the United States in exchange remains unspecified. This development has sparked debate within Greece, balancing national security concerns with the desire to support Ukraine against Russian aggression.

Greece Introduces Fast Track Visa, Making It Easier for Turkish Tourists to Visit 10 Islands

Greek Prime Minister to Meet Turkish President in Ankara on May 13

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announces upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, addressing recent tensions over marine environmental parks in the Aegean Sea. Mitsotakis emphasizes Greece’s adherence to international law while expressing concerns about Turkey’s stance on maritime zones. He also highlights European Council decisions guiding EU-Turkish relations and calls for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East crisis, particularly in Gaza.

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