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Greece says renewed defence deal with U.S. to protect sovereignty of both


WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A renewed defence cooperation deal between the U.S. and Greece is designed to mutually safeguard and protect the sovereignty of every nation, its Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stated on Thursday.

“The revision of the mutual defence cooperation agreement we will sign in a few minutes is symbolically and substantially the foundation of our long-term partnership,” Dendias stated.

Dendias made the feedback from Washington the place he signed an settlement with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken which renews a defence cooperation deal between the 2 nations.

Reporting by Angeliki Koutantou

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A woman adjusts the U.S. flag at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/Pool

Aides exchange folios as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias sign the renewal of the U.S.-Greece Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement at the State Department in Washington, U.S. October 14, 2021.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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