The Deputy Minister of National Defense Mr. Nikolaos Hardaliaspthe context of his official visit to the United States of Americaheld yesterday Tuesday, October 11, 2022, important bilateral meetings with high-ranking American government officials at the Pentagon.
In particular, he had successive talks with the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense of the USA responsible for Political Affairs, Ms. Sasha N. Baker and with her US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy Ms. Mieke Eoyangwhile the meeting with Ton Deputy Secretary of Defense of the USA responsible for Political Affairs Dr. Colin H. Kahl was not carried out due to his diagnosis with Covid-19.
At the center of the talks was the ongoing Turkish provocative behavior and rhetoric questioning Greece’s national sovereignty over the Eastern Aegean islands, the threat of using military force and the unfounded theories of the Turkish side about claiming land or sea space, actions which, in total , constitute a flagrant violation of the principles of the United Nations Charter and International Law.
Cybersecurity issues were discussed (Cyber Security) as well as ways to strengthen the cooperation of the two countries with the exchange of know-how to manage and deal with the constantly changing landscape of Cyberspace.
Views were exchanged on the developments in Ukraine after the Russian invasion, the coordinated responses of NATO and International Organizations and the impact on global security and stability, as well as on regional and international issues of common interest.
The meetings were concluded in a particularly cordial atmosphere, establishing the major advantages of the strategic relationship between Greece and the USA which can be extended to multiple sectors through the bilateral and multilateral cooperation models in the field of Defense and Security.
The meetings were attended by the Ambassador of Greece to the USA, Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou and the Greek Defense Follower.
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