Although there is relief in Athens at the relative calm in Greek-Turkish relations over the past few days, the government remains vigilant.
Turkey submitted a letter to the United Nations on March 18 that gives Greece food for thought regarding its neighbour’s intentions and the next steps Athens should take.
The European Union is set to agree on Tuesday, during a video conference of foreign and EU affairs ministers, for North Macedonia and Albania to begin their long-awaited accession talks.
Ankara decided on Wednesday to close its borders with Greece and Bulgaria in an attempt to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Greece feels that over the last few days there has been a notable increase in Turkey aggressiveness, both in words and actions, putting Athens on alert.
Greece is concerned about Ankara's tactic to distinguish Greece from the rest of the European Union on the refugee issue.
The Greek government is planning its next steps regarding the migration crisis and is seeking tangible assistance from the European Union.
The high-level visit of the three European Union presidents to the Greek-Turkish border on Tuesday amid tensions in the area pleased Athens.
The Greek government is trying to handle the current crisis on its borders with Turkey in two ways: By fortifying its military and police presence and taking up diplomatic initiatives to tackle what it calls an "asymmetric threat."
The Greek government is continuing its efforts to build a diplomatic alliance to counter Turkey’s activities in Libya and the broader Eastern Mediterranean.