Middle East and F-35s top agenda during Blinken's talks with Mitsotakis

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Defence, Middle East, Turkey, USA
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Image: https://www.primeminister.gr/

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whirlwind tour of the Middle East aimed at containing the conflict in Gaza began with a tricky Greek-Turkish prologue. The US diplomat met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul and then, in Crete, with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. 

There was a dual aim to his visit to the two neighbouring countries: To ensure the commitment of Washington’s two allies to US priorities in the region, as well as to consolidate the rapprochement in Greek-Turkish relations within the context of the cur...

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