Sweet Talk Aside, Greek Foreign Chief Still Wary About Turkey

ATHENS – Both side have agreed not to antagonize each other during the summer so as not to scare off tourists, but Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said he's on guard about what Turkey's intentions really are.

He told the Real News newspaper that he's hopeful Turkey won't provoke again – although that's already happened – and that more tensions won't resurface during the grace period.

“However, our positions remain diametrically opposed,” Dendias said, adding that Turkey refuses to respect the fundamental principles of international law and good neighborly relations.

“I hope we will have a relatively calm summer, without provocations (from Turkey,) ” he said, too late for that however as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will go ahead with an energy hunt off Greek islands.

Erdogan and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on the sidelines of a NATO meeting in Brussels and said they would try to ratchet down the anxiety level but that's already been undercut by Turkey's energy drilling plans.


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