Athens trying to step up Western Balkans engagement to counter Turkey's influence

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Greece is intensifying its efforts to counter Turkey’s more active role in the Western Balkans, including by strengthening relations between Athens and Kosovo.

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias insisted last Thursday that the future of the Western Balkans cannot be “neo-Ottomanism”. These comments were made following the Greek FM’s meeting with his counterpart from Kosovo, Donika Gervalla-Schwarz.

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